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Category : IDPs
500 IDP Houses Yet to be Occupied in the Rift Valley The Star, Pg 10
Friday, 18 Feb 2011

More than 500 IDP houses constructed in the rift valley are yet to be occupied. Government officials are investigating reports that some IDPs do not want to occupy them so that they continue getting assistance in camps. Some of them continue to remain in transitional camps although the houses hav

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DC Assures IDPs State Plans to Resettle them
Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011

Trans-Nzoia West DC Wilfred Kinyua has said the government will buy land to resettle all 382 families in Teldet camp. He promised that this is an undertaking the government is committed and will ensure they get back their lives.

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Moi Challenges State to Vet IDPs The Standard, Pg 9
Monday, 14 Feb 2011

Daniel Moi has challenged the government to vet IDPs and facilitate the resettlement of genuine ones. He said genuine IDPs should be returned to their homes faster to prevent imposters from congesting camps in anticipation of compensation.

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The Political Cost of Getting Raila Out of Office Sunday Nation, Pg 10 & 11
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

PNU risks taking the country into a general election should they make well their threat to pull out Raila from the coalition government. Should they decide to all pull out as a party, a general election is also inevitable. This is because the National Accord is existent in as far as the two princ

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Blow as Lobby Rejects IDPs Resettlement Daily Nation, Pg 31
Tuesday, 08 Feb 2011

The government’s efforts to resettle IDPs in Taita Taveta County suffered a blow after lobbyists rejected the move. Lobby group Taita-Taveta Lands Right Forum said the government did not consult the residents on the decision to buy land in the area. They want the government to reconsider th

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Subukia IDPs Want Sh30M from State The Standard, Pg 4
Friday, 11 Feb 2011

IDPs living in Subukia sued the government demanding the payment of their resettlement money, which they say amounts to sh30 million. The 1200 IDPs have filed a suit against the PS in the ministry of Special Programmes at the High Court in Nakuru.


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NGO Seeks Sh29M for IDPs Houses in Mai Mahiu The Star, Pg 10
Tuesday, 01 Feb 2011

Habitat for Humanity Kenya is seeking Sh29 million to complete building houses in Mai Mahiu area for IDPs. Its country director Simon Nyabwengi said the funds are needed to construct 335 houses to add on the ones they already constructed last year.

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Kikuyu Elders Endorse IDPs Resettlement Weekend Star, Pg 10
Saturday, 29 Jan 2011

The Kikuyu elders Peace Initiative have endorsed a plan by Rift Valley MPs to complete the resettlement of IDPs by the end of June. They said they were willing to work with the nine member committee formed to spearhead these efforts.

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