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Urgent Action update: Over two thousand people risk forced eviction

The Deep Sea Community in Nairobi, Kenya is once again at imminent risk of forced evictions. On 1 February, the Deputy County Commissioner (DCC) of Westlands Subcounty informed residents of the informal settlement that they had four days to vacate their homes to pave way for an EU funded road construction project. Failure to which he threatened that the government would forcibly take over the land.

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PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 20 MARCH 2019

 

Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English to:

Cabinet Secretary
Hon Fred Matiangi
Ministry of interior & coordination of national security
P.O Box 30510- 00100
Nairobi 
Email: ps.interior@kenya.go.ke 
Twitter: @CSMatiangi and @FredMatiangi
Salutation: Honourable, Minister

 

And copies to:

Director General 
Eng. Silas Kinoti 
Kenya Urban Roads Authority  
P.O Box 41727 – 00100 
Nairobi, Kenya  
Email: skinoti@kura.go.ke 
Salutation: Dear Sir 

 

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY MR CALEB MANOA ESIPISU Kenya High Commission, 45 Portland Place, W1B 1AS, Tel: 0207 636 2371, Fax: 0207 323 1932, www.kenyahighcom.org.uk, info@kenyahighcom.org.uk

Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

 

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