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8 report(s) found

KENYA: About 2.5 million need emergency food aid, Red Cross says, 26/Dec/05
NAIROBI, 26 December (IRIN) - Some 2.5 million people in Kenya require emergency food aid and other non-food interventions following a prolonged dry spell, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has said.... Full Report... Email Report

KENYA: Drought-related deaths in the northeast, 22/Dec/05
NAIROBI, 22 December (IRIN) - Several people have died of drought-related causes in Mandera district in Kenya's Northeastern Province, where a prolonged dry spell has led to high levels of malnutrition and livestock deaths, officials said on Thursday. ... Full Report... Email Report

KENYA: Gov't appeals for food aid for people in arid areas, 19/Dec/05
NAIROBI, 19 December (IRIN) - The Kenyan government has appealed for urgent food aid, saying hundreds of thousands of people in arid and semi-arid areas in the east and northeast will go hungry because the short rains have failed. ... Full Report... Email Report

KENYA: EC gives 2 million for victims of ethnic clashes, 16/Dec/05
NAIROBI, 16 December (IRIN) - The European Commission (EC) is to provide 2 million Euros-worth of humanitarian aid to victims of ethnic tensions in northern Kenya next year, the commission said in a statement on Thursday. ... Full Report... Email Report

KENYA: Political unease as some MPs reject cabinet positions, 8/Dec/05
NAIROBI, 8 December (IRIN) - Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki's bid to reconstitute his government and ease political tension in the country hit a snag on Thursday after some members of parliament appointed to the new cabinet refused to take up their positions. ... Full Report... Email Report

KENYA: EC provides 125 million euros in budget support, 6/Dec/05
NAIROBI, 6 December (IRIN) - The European Commission (EC) is to provide some 125 million euros (US $147.3 million) in budget support and technical assistance to strengthen poverty-alleviation programmes in Kenya, the EC delegation in Nairobi announced on Tuesday. ... Full Report... Email Report

KENYA: HIV/AIDS a major health issue in western region, 30/Nov/05
NAIROBI, 30 November (IRIN) - HIV/AIDS remains a major health concern in Kenya despite the fact that a recent study showed a drop in the national prevalence rate. According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the overall adult infection rate reduced from... Full Report... Email Report

KENYA: Gov't rejects opposition demands for early elections, 28/Nov/05
NAIROBI, 28 November (IRIN) - The Kenyan government has refused to accept demands for early elections following the rejection in a national referendum of a proposed new constitution which was supported by President Mwai Kibaki and his government. ... Full Report... Email Report


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