Posts Tagged Kenya

Responding to Needs of Those Affected by Civil Strife in Kenya

Direct Relief is releasing aid in response to the outbreak of violence in Kenya that reportedly has resulted in at least 300 deaths and the displacement of thousands of people. Direct Relief’s response is being coordinated by our regional medical adviser in Kenya, Dr. Hezron Mc’Obewa.  Dr. Hezron also is the founder of the Kenyan-based OGRA Foundation that operates health clinics […]

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Direct Relief Provides Emergency Assistance in Flood-Affected Areas of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia

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Direct Relief’s shipment of critically needed medical supplies to Kenya’s flooding zones arrived today in Rabuor, Kenya, home of in-country partner the OGRA Foundation. The shipment contained $201,761 (wholesale) worth of essential antibiotics, analgesics, and other drugs and supplies designed to combat infections, aid diabetics, and help medical professionals at the OGRA Foundation’s two clinics in the Kisumu and Nyando […]

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Preparing Aid for Flooded Regions in Horn of Africa

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Direct Relief International is preparing emergency shipments of medical supplies and pharmaceuticals valued at nearly $1 million to three in-country partners in response to the recent flooding in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia. The flooding in the Horn of Africa has killed more than 150 people and continues to affect over 1.8 million others. The flooding has exacerbated an already serious […]

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