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Category : IDPs
Nyandarua Starving IDPs Given Food Aid The Star, Pg 7
Monday, 16 May 2011

The government donated food to hundreds of IDPs at Gwa Kungu camp in Nyandarua North District. There were 100 bags of maiza and 50 bags of beans in the relief consignment. This donation came after reports indicated that some IDPs had eaten cats and were taken ill.

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Innocent Kenyan Taxpayers should not Compensate Victims of Violence Saturday Nation, Pg 13
Saturday, 14 May 2011

Okiya Omtatah-Okoiti says the manner in which the government is dealing with IDPs is unacceptable. Compensation for PEV suspects should be done within a law and this should be done through first enacting the necessary legislations by parliament. The compensation should redress the crime and also

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IDPs Claim Bias in Settlement Plan Daily Nation, Pg 32
Friday, 13 May 2011

Intergrated IDPs engaged in a war of words with those living in camps over preceived government favouritism of one group. The acrimonious exchange took place in Nakuru during a public debate organised by Fida on transitional justice.

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IDPs Crisis in Narok Political The Star, Pg 6
Friday, 13 May 2011

The Maasai community have said that the plan to resettle IDPs in Rose Farm is a political strategy. They urged the government to take the IDPs to their previous homes instead of looking for new land.

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300 IDPs Resettled in Laikipia Farm Daily Nation, Pg 34
Wednesday, 11 May 2011

More than 300 IDPs have been resettled on a farm in Laikipia. The families moved from Ndundori camp in Kiambu which has since been closed. These IDPs were evicted from their farms during the PEV.

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We are Now Land Owners, Say IDPs The People, Pg 7
Friday, 06 May 2011

Some IDPs from Mai Mahiu area who benefitted from the Ksh. 10, 000 resettlement package from the government are not land owners. The first bought 2 and half acrea and later 15 acres and they are a total of I45 IDPs. They now each own 50 by 100 metre plot.

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Return IDPs to their Farms Daily Nation, Pg 40
Thursday, 05 May 2011

The government has been urged to return IDPs to their original farms. Wundanyi MP Thomas Mwadeghu said that buying land for them amounts to rewarding the PEV perpetrators. He said this would encourage like-minded people to uproot those they perceive a enemies in future.

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IDPs: Involve Us in Land Search for Resettlement The Star, Pg 9
Thursday, 05 May 2011

Representatives of more than 5, 000 IDP families awaiting resettlement have called on the government to involve them in all future resettlement plans. They want to be kep in aloop in the land acquisition plans to determine the suitability of land being sources. They said the failure by the govern

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