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Scores Die Of Starvation In Northern Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (PANA) - Scores of people have reportedly died of starvation in northern Kenya's Wajir district in the past four weeks, according to media reports Monday. The famine in the desert...

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US Grants 1.3 Billion Shillings Of Food Aid To Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (PANA) - The US government has donated 33,400 metric tonnes of food to Kenya to tackle shortages in drought hit areas of the country. Food aid worth 1.3 billion shillings (1 US dollar...

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USAID Announces Food Aid to Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya -- U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Assistant Administrator for Humanitarian Response Hugh Parmer, announced at a press conference today that USAID would provide...

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East Africa: IRIN News Briefs, Friday 10 March

UGANDA: Rebels kill 12 in the north Rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) have this week killed 12 people and wounded over 30 at Padibe, some 24 km from Uganda's northern town of Kitgum. The...

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East Africa: IRIN News Briefs, 1 March

KENYA: Government strengthens security The Kenyan government has sent out extra security personnel to maintain security along the country's borders with its neighbours, as well as between the warring...

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Kenyan refugee camp devastated by fire

A fire at a refugee camp in northwestern Kenya has destroyed 500 huts and left at least 3 000 refugees without shelter. The cause of the fire, which erupted on Thursday at a UN refugee camp at...

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East Africa: IRIN News Briefs, 16 February

KENYA: Government appeals for emergency food aid The Kenyan government at the weekend launched an appeal for emergency food aid of about US $61.6 million to help it combat a looming food shortage. In...

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Australia assists Kenya with drought relief

MEDIA RELEASE - Australian Agency for International Development MEDIA ADVISORY AA-00-002 14 February, 2000 Australia will provide support for emergency food aid for Kenyan farmers affected by drought...

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FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 1-2/00 - Kenya

Harvesting of the 1999/2000 secondary "short rains" cereal crop, accounting for some 20 percent of annual production, is underway. Despite recent heavy rains that improved crop conditions somewhat, a...

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Kenya Appeals For 4.5 Billion Shillings In Food Aid

NAIROBI, Kenya (PANA)- Kenya has sent out an emergency appeal for food aid, saying that it needs about 4.5 billion shillings to combat a looming food shortage. According to a document signed by the...

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CWS/ACT Appeal: Kenya Drought

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE EMERGENCY RESPONSE OFFICE Church World Service is the Humanitarian Agency of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. 35 Denominations & Communions Working...

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East Africa: IRIN News Briefs, 2 February

UGANDA: Displeasure over implementation of Nairobi accord The Ugandan authorities are not satisfied with the implementation of Nairobi peace agreement, signed last year by President Yoweri Museveni...

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UN says nearly 3 mln Kenyans face starvation

NAIROBI, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Almost three million people in Kenya's arid northern and eastern regions desperately need food to avoid starvation, the United Nations said on Wednesday. The U.N. World...

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Food Relief For Kenya

Tuesday, February 1, 2000 - Acting as the lead agency, World Vision Kenya has continued to distribute Government food reserves in the famine-stricken Turkana District. The drought situation in...

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Drought Worsening in Northwestern Kenya

NAIROBI (Jan. 21) XINHUA - The drought in Turkana District in northwestern Kenya is worsening with more areas reportedly in need of emergency relief supplies, the Daily Nation newspaper reported...

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East Africa: IRIN News Briefs, 21 January

UGANDA: "Death of justice" in northern Uganda War in the northern districts of Kitgum and Gulu has seen "the abuse of rights on a monumental scale", according to a report released by the London-based...

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Famine Still Threatens Kenya: Experts

NAIROBI (Jan. 16) XINHUA - Despite the November-December rains in parts of Kenya, the famine situation remains grave in the country, experts have warned in a report. The report, Kenya Vulnerability...

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Kenya - Drought OCHA Situation Report No. 1

Ref. OCHA/GVA - 2000/0008 Kenya - Drought OCHA Situation Report No. 1 19 January 2000 The Government has appealed for international assistance to meet emergency relief and rehabilitation needs of...

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