|10 May 2013|
Kenya: United Nations’ concern over Bungoma and Busia attacks
Nairobi, 10 May 2013: The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator would like to convey his condolences to the families and the communities affected by the current insecurity in Bungoma and Busia Counties.
He joins with the Government and other humanitarian and development partners in condemning the inhumane acts, which have claimed 10 lives, including women and children, and left over 100 others seriously injured. Tension in the area remains high and residents are...
|04 Mar 2013|
Ethiopia: Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 4 March 2013
Humanitarian Requirements Document Update
The 2013 Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) covering the first half of the year was launched on 28 February. The document identifies emergency requirements in the food and non-food sectors based on the findings of the joint meher/deyr/karma multi-sectoral assessment conducted from 20 November to 15 December 2012, as well as government early warning information. In the first half of 2013, some 2.4...
|21 Jan 2013|
World: UN Emergency Fund gives US$100 million to poorly funded humanitarian crises
(New York, 21 January 2013): The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, today announced the allocation of some US$100 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost humanitarian operations in neglected emergencies in 12 countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Burundi, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Haiti, Liberia, Sudan, Uganda and Yemen.
|10 Jan 2013|
Kenya: United Nations expresses concern over increase in violence
Nairobi, 10 January 2013: The United Nations would like to convey its condolences to the Government of Kenya, families and relatives of the communities affected by the current insecurity resulting from violent clashes in Tana River and other parts of the country.
We join with other humanitarian and development partners in condemning these inhumane acts that have since the beginning of 2012, claimed the lives of more than 450 people, including women and children, and...
|14 Dec 2012|
Kenya: Kenya moves from crisis to recovery in 2013 appeal for funds
(Nairobi, 14 December): The United Nations and partners today launched the 2013 appeal for humanitarian funding support for Kenya, likely to be the last year of doing so as the country transitions from humanitarian crisis to recovery. The new year marks the third and final year of Kenya’s three-year Emergency Humanitarian Response Plan (EHRP), which comprises 116 projects from more than 50 organizations requesting a grand total of US$743 million to assist nearly two million...