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Category : IDPs
Row Brewing over Food Aid for IDPs The Star, Pg 18
Friday, 29 Jul 2011

A row is brewing between the government and IDPs living in Nyandarua North over food distribution. The IDPs have alleged misappropriation of relief food my senior members of the provincial administration. Meanwhile, the IDPs national chairman Peter Kariuki and two officials of Mawingu IDP camp we

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Team Wants Former Forest Dwellers Included in Plans to Resettle IDPs Daily Nation, Pg 32
Friday, 29 Jul 2011

A parliemtnary committee on IDPs wants all displaced persons resettled. It has faulted the government for only consentrating on those in camps and want even those who were evicted from forests to also be resettled.

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Drama as IDPs Thwart Relief Food Theft Bid The People, Pg 11
Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011

There was drama at the Mawingu IDP camp in Ol-Kalou division, Nayndarua district after IDPs seized maize that was allegedly being smuggled out. The IDPs ambushed the lorry ferrying the consignment to unknown destination and recovered 92 bags of maize. The IDPs said they have been investigating ho

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Former IDPs Get 37 New Homes in Laikipia The Star, Pg 16
Monday, 25 Jul 2011

The government has constructed 37 houses for IDPs who were resettled at Ndagara in Laikipia West district. Special programmes ministry was in charge of the exercise and also held a party for them as a way of integrating them into society. They will be supplied with food until they harvest their c

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IDPs Fault Choice of Resettlement Team Members The Standard, Pg 9
Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011

Representatives of the displaced evictees from Mu forest drawn from various camps accused Prime Minister Raila’s office of failing to include local leaders in the resettlement team. Last week, the premier announced that a committee had bween formed to address the resettlement of the familie

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Kiambaa Victims remain Restless in Restive Land The Standard, Pg 18 & 19
Thursday, 14 Jul 2011

On January 1, 2008, rampaging gangs set the church ablaze as women and children sheltered from the mayhem that subsumed the land, an attack that defined the mayhem, and galvanized world attention on the gory events unfolding in Kenya. The victims were rendered homeles

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IDPs Alert Kibaki and PM Raila over Ethnic Tension The Star, Pg 4
Monday, 11 Jul 2011

IDPs have written to President Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga warning of politicians they claim has been whipping up ethnic tension ahead of the 2012 General Elections. In a memo, the Internally Displaced Persons Leaders Forum has warned violence could re

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Wamalwa says there are 2,000 IDPs in Uganda The Star, Pg 3
Monday, 11 Jul 2011

Saboti MP Eugene Wamalwa has urged the government to move fast and bring back more than 2,000 IDPs living in Uganda. The Mp said it is a shame that four years after the post-election violence there are Kenyans still living in camps. “The government gave June 30

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