Kenya humanitarian update vol. 63, 12 August - 17 September 2010

Situation Report
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- Implementation of new Law takes precedent after August 2010 referendum

- The 2009 census results suggest 33 per cent urbanisation growth since 1999

- Torrential rains in western Kenya cause flooding and displace 700 families

- La Nina conditions expected to enhance food security in western Kenya, but undermine recovery in northern pastoralist regions

- KHPT endorses transition from annual to multi-annual appeal for emergency and recovery responses

- Food beneficiary populations expected to reduce from 1.6 million

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