Kenya

Floods in Kenya

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Since March 1st 2010, the long rains have been pounding most parts of Kenya resulting in flood situations in parts of the Kenya.
The floods have claimed 56 lives country wide; over 9,135 house holds have since been displaced and over 90,000 persons affected.

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Floods in Kenya

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000047-KEN

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Kenya

Occurance Date: 

01/05/2010
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4

longitude: 

39

UN-SPIDER at the Second Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Nairobi

Following the invitation of the organisers, UN-SPIDER participated in the Second Ministerial Conference on

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Fri, 30/04/2010 - 11:18

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-1

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37

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0

Flood in Kenya

English

Heavy rainfall at the onset of the Long Rains Season (Mar - Jun) has caused flooding in several locations affecting over 8,000 people.

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Flood in Kenya

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000047-KEN

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Kenya

Occurance Date: 

08/03/2010

Data Exchange Platform for the Horn of Africa (DEPHA)

The Data Exchange Platform for the Horn of Africa is an inter-agency initiative of the UN and other humanitarian organizations operating in the Horn of Africa. It was launched in 2002 to meet mission-critical data and services and increase information base for humanitarian,

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Flood in Kenya

English

Since late December, several districts in Kenya have been experiencing heavy rains and floods that have caused deaths, destruction of property and displacement of hundreds of people.

Source: www.glidenumber.net

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Name: 

Floods

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000003-KEN

Region: 

Kenya

Occurance Date: 

04/01/2010

UN-SPIDER mission to Kenya and Uganda

11 November 2009 - UN-SPIDER visited Kenya and Uganda from 21 to 30 October 2009

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Thu, 12/11/2009 - 16:45

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-1

longitude: 

37

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Floods in Kenya

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Floods

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000218-KEN

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Kenya

Occurance Date: 

21/09/2009

Drought in Kenya

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Sources from IRIN, click here

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Name: 

Drought in Kenya

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not available

Region: 

Kenya

Occurance Date: 

01/08/2009

International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)

The UN/ISDR is the focal point in the UN System to promote links and synergies between, and the coordination of,

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Epidemic in Kenya

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Despite the efforts to strengthen surveillance and scale up immunization, the country has suffered a second setback following confirmation of four Polio cases in Turkana North district. The first two cases were picked up in the neighbourhood of Lokichoggio in the last week of February 2009. The two additional cases were picked up in the same district in the first week of March 2009. All have tested positive for Polio virus and are reported to have similar characteristic with polio virus circulating in Sudan

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Epidemic in Kenya

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2009-000067-KEN

Region: 

Kenya

Occurance Date: 

24/04/2009

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