Kenya Humanitarian Update vol. 57, 22 Dec 2009 - 22 Jan 2010

Situation Report
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- Heavy rains cushion drought-stresses and improve food security conditions and access to water

- Floods in late December 2009/early January 2010 leave 30, 000 in need of assistance

- Most families return home as flood waters recede, but require support

- The Government of Kenya (GoK) allocates Kes 4.5 billion for flood response

- Flood Preparedness efforts undertaken in 2009 laudable for less costly and efficient response to floods

- Government confirms 11, 769 Cholera cases with 274 deaths in 2009, whilst seven districts report new cases in 2010

- The Emergency Response Coordinator (ERC) approves US$ 10 million for underfunded projects

The information contained in this report has been compiled by OCHA from information received from the field, from national and international humanitarian partners and from other official sources. It does not represent a position from the United Nations. This report is posted on: