Monthly Archives: August 2011

Kenya – 8th Update Situation in Dadaab 31st August 2011

Dear all,  Here is the eight update on the situation in Dadaab. The bigger picture The number of food insecure people in Kenya, as reported by UN OCHA, have increased from 2.4 million to 3.7 million and the drought conditions … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Dollo Ado camps Update 24th August 2011

Update by Dr. Lemma Degefa (LWF Ethiopia – Country Representative) INTRODUCTION The LWF Ethiopia operations in Dollo Ado camps are working round-the-clock to stave off an acute health crisis in the camps in Dollo Ado with the provision of water … Continue reading

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Kenya – 7th Update Situation in Dadaab 23rd August 2011

Dear all, Here is a seventh update on the situation in Dadaab. The bigger picture The Dadaab – area host communities (Garissa District) are also assessed to be at what is called “Emergency food insecurity” level (IPC 4). They are … Continue reading

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Kenya – 6th Update Situation in Dadaab 15th August 2011

Dear all, Here is a sixth update on the situation in Dadaab. The bigger picture Al-Shabaab announced its withdrawal from Mogadishu on 6th of August. However insecurity remains a concern for all humanitarian actors in the Somali capital. An estimated … Continue reading

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Kenya – 5th Update Situation in Dadaab 6th August 2011

Dear all, Here is a fifth update on the situation in Dadaab. The bigger picture Famine has now been declared in three new areas of Somalia. The estimated number of people in need of assistance in the region has risen … Continue reading

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