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El-Nino Response in Garissa County
UNICEF, ECHO and the Government of Kenya are working together to scale-up preparedness, preventive and life-saving interventions for water-borne disease outbreaks due to El Nino weather conditions in 2015 and 2016. Focus is on ASAL and high-risk counties.

Hygiene promotion - The Moheto way!
In early 2015, Migori County, Western Kenya experienced a wave of cholera outbreaks affecting 1,521 people. During the outbreak in September, one village, Moheto, came up with a hand-washing device called ighisabhero kia amabhoko to promote good hygiene.

Safe deliveries respecting local cultures
With UKAID support, the Ministry of Health of Kenya and UNICEF are reducing maternal and neonatal mortality with a focus on increasing access and use of quality services. In Turkana County, only 22.8% of deliveries are attended by a skilled health worker.

Making the nutrition supply chain work for children
CERF, the EU, the Government of Japan, UKAID, and USAID support life-saving and resilience-building services to communities affected by multiple crises. This is how the supply chain works to deliver nutritional supplies from warehouses to children.

Cholera response in Wajir County

Cholera response in Wajir County
With financial support from the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civilian Protection (ECHO), UNICEF supports the ongoing cholera response activities in Kenya.

Horn of Africa Emergency
September 2011: A perfect storm of prolonged, recurrent drought, rising food prices, and insecurity has left some 1.7 million children in urgent need of humanitarian assistance across northern and north eastern Kenya.



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