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18 Oct 2017 description

By Siddharth Chatterjee, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Kenya. Follow him on twitter: @sidchat1

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 2017 (IPS) - Poverty is a blight, and one that disproportionately affects sub-Saharan Africa. It is a vast and complex issue whose tentacles reach into many areas, including climate change, sustainable development and–crucially–global security. The link between poverty and violent extremism is compelling, and means that if we want to address extremism, we must fight inequality too.

11 Aug 2003 description


Humanitarian Update is published by the Disaster Prevention, Management and Coordination Unit under the UN Kenya Resident Coordinator Office, UN Complex, Block Q, Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya.
Overview

Some showers of rain were experienced in the Arid districts of Samburu, Tana River and Ijara while most parts of the country remained dry signifying the end of the long rains. Water situation remained good in most of the districts where the boreholes remained closed and the main source of water for both domestic and livestock use remained the water pans, dams and river wells.

07 Jul 2003 description


Humanitarian Update is published by the Disaster Prevention, Management and Coordination Unit under the UN Kenya Resident Coordinator Office, UN Complex, Block Q, Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya.
Turkana: blanket food distribution ruled out

30 Sep 2002 description

(Extract from the report)
Overview

Issues surrounding a draft constitution released by the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission on September 18 dominated most public discussions in the country this month. The attention was because of its bold proposals that included creation of new office of a prime minister with executive powers and the setting up of a two-chamber parliament.