A preliminary emergency appeal was launched on 19 October 2011 for 27,618,017 Swiss franc (plus an estimated 3,050,000 Swiss franc for emergency response units) to assist 60,000 beneficiaries for 12 months.
Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): 500,000 Swiss franc was initially allocated from the Federation’s DREF to support the National Society set up the operations in Dadaab refugee camp. An Emergency Appeal was launched on 29 November, 2011 for 26,154,197 Swiss franc to assist 76,000 beneficiaries for 12 months.
Operations update n°1 was posted 25 January, 2012 to inform of progress of the operation. An 8-month summary update was issued on 2 September 2012 to update on operational progress 8 months into the operation implementation.
The emergency appeal was revised on 2 January 2013, seeking to reduce budget to 10,439,107 Swiss franc and extending the operation for a further 12 months to October 2013.
A 12-month summary update was issued on 14 January 2013 and provided the yearly progress report.
Operations update n°2 was issued on 15 January, 2013 and operations update n°3 was issued on 27 May 2013, with a progress report against the planned outcomes.
The emergency appeal was revised again on 11 July 2013. The revision recognised that the previous Emergency Appeals only catered for the 2012 proposed budget, while the revised budget combined both 2012 and 2013 budgets totalling 21,427,140 Swiss franc. It also extended the operation to the end of 2013.
The operation through a revised emergency appeal of 11 February, 2014 was extended by a further 12 months and the budget was slightly increased to CHF 22,939,815 to assist 120,000 beneficiaries, including 100,000 refugees in Ifo 2 camp and 20,000 from the host community.
Operations update n°4 informed of a further appeal extension for 6 months to end of June 2015.
This final report consolidates all the achievements of the response operation over a period of 3 1/2 years.
The IFRC, on behalf of the Kenya Red Cross, would like to thank all those who have contributed to this Emergency Appeal.