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WFP Emergency Report No. 50 of 1997: Kenya

WFP EMERGENCY REPORT Issued weekly by the United Nations World Food Programme Report No. 50 of 1997 Date: 12 December 1997 This report includes: A) El Nino: Central America B) East and Central...

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WFP airlifts emergency aid to flood-stricken Kenyans

Nairobi -- The United Nations World Food Programme said today it has started an airlift to provide urgently needed food rations and emergency supplies to flood victims in the seven worst-hit areas of...

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Alleviate flood victims' plight

The gravity of the consequences of the unusually heavy rains pounding northern Kenya is yet to be known. Indeed, it will be some time before the damage and losses caused by the raging floods are...

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No end to flood victims' troubles

By PAUL KATANA. Thousands of people at Garsen, including those who were evacuated from Kipini in Tana River District, have once again been displaced and are faced with starvation following fresh...

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Kenya Floods Briefing Notes 9 Dec 1997

This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations. KENYA FLOODS Record-breaking floods continue to inundate northeastern Kenya's refugee...

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Moi Orders Supply Of Food Aid To Flood Victims

NAIROBI, Kenya (PANA) - As the floods situation in northern Kenya continue to worsen, President Daniel Arap Moi Monday ordered the immediate supply of sufficient stocks of food and medicine to the...

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Boost capacity to curb disasters

Though the El-Nino phenomenon has caused unprecedented damage all over the country, the Government has not acted fast enough to relieve the people's suffering. The floods occasioned by torrential...

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Raging floods displace over 40 Isiolo families

By KIPKOECH TANUI and NOOR ALI. The flood situation in northern Kenya continued to worsen yesterday, with displacement of over 40 families in Isiolo Town. In a response to the Government's appeal for...

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Garissa flood

Weekly News The Tana River, in north-eastern Kenya, burst its banks last weekend, turning what had been a Red Cross drought relief operation into a flood response mission. A dozen people died and an...

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Kenyan government launches international appeal for flood relief

Provinces in the eastern part of Kenya have recently experienced the heaviest rainfall in four decades, leaving nearly 300,000 people in need of immediate assistance. The Kenyan government launched...

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Kenya Briefing Notes 2 Dec 1997

KENYA FLOODS UNHCR is moving 5,000 refugees whose shelters have been destroyed by the floods in the Somali camps of Ifo and Dagahaley to higher ground. Rains have continued near the Dadaab area of...

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Kenya Floods Situation Report No. 2

DHAGVA - 97/0863 INTERNATIONAL APPEAL Background 1. The current short rains season in Kenya has seen exceptionally heavy rainfall, in many areas the most intense in 40 years. The worst-affected...

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Coping with floods

DATE=12/1/97 TYPE=BACKGROUND REPORT NUMBER=5-38256 TITLE=NORTHERN KENYA FLOODING BYLINE=SONYA LAURENCE GREEN DATELINEƚDAAB CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING HAVE HIT THE HORN OF...

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Horn of Africa Monthly Review Nov 1997

This update covers the period 1 - 30 November 1997 Kenya Floods cause havoc: Torrential rain associated with the short-rainy season (September-November) have affected Kenya's coastal region as well...

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Kenya Briefing Notes 28 Nov 1997

KENYA UNHCR will begin airlifting diesel fuel to the three refugee camps affected by floods in the Dadaab region of in north-eastern Kenya on Saturday. The fuel will be used to pump fresh water in...

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FEWS bulletin - 28 Nov 1997

Kenya Heavy October and November rains in Kenya have caused flooding in the coastal areas and along several rivers, made large areas of coastal and northeastern Kenya inaccessible, and damaged...

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WFP Emergency Report No. 48 of 1997: Kenya

EMERGENCY REPORT Issued weekly by the United Nations World Food Programme Report No. 48 of 1997 Date: 28 November 1997 This report includes: A) Democratic People's Republic of Korea B) Afghanistan C)...

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Kenya Floods Briefing Notes 25 Nov 1997

Flood waters continue to rise around the mainly Somali refugee camps at Dadaab, Kenya. On Monday, flood waters entered Dagahaley camp, flooding out 5,000 of the camp's 40,000 refugees. This brings to...

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