The Nation Media Group (NMG) has joined the list of corporates supporting the drought appeal that was launched by the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS), donating five million shillings towards KRCS drought response kitty.
Following protracted conflicts between Ilchamus, Pokots and Tugen communities in Baringo South, the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) initiated a peace dialogue process to bring together the warring communities for a lasting solution.
Following the launch of the drought appeal by the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) on 27 January, a number of individuals and corporates have come on board to support the initiative. On 21 February, Save a Kenyan Caribbean Caravan donated food and Non- Food Items (NFIs) towards the cause.
The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) has temporarily suspended all operations in Baringo county and withdrawn all its staff from the county effective today, Saturday, 25 February 2017. This follows a confrontation with the residents that led to looting of relief food and harassment of KRCS staff, yesterday in Moinin, Loruk.
Volunteers from the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) Malindi Branch have taken the initiative to spearhead an anti-jigger campaign and Toms shoe distribution in Kilifi County and its environs with the aim of eradicating the menace affecting the community.
The Kwale Water Rescue is a partnership between the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) Kwale Branch, the South Coast Residents Association and the County Government of Kwale. This partnership was established to provide professional water rescue services to holidaymakers during peak and off-peak tourist seasons, at the coastal region.
Equipment worth 12.8 million Shillings was donated by the Global Fund to support fifty health centers in Trans Nzoia County. To witness the official flag off was the County Governor Hon. Patrick .S. Khaemba who applauded the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) for the great support.
The drought situation continues to escalate rendering 2.7 million people food insecure, among them residents of Baringo county who have to withstand the ravaging drought and inter-clan conflict over the remaining scarce resources.
On 15 February 2017, the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) responded to support over 2,000 integrated Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from 21 Counties who had camped outside parliament buildings for 2 days.
Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) and the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) have come together to explore practical and effective mechanisms in reducing and managing disasters in Kenya, a collaboration that has been activated through a one day workshop held in Nairobi on Tuesday, 7 February 2017.