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Aid agencies appeal for Dadaab funding

Aid agencies appeal for Dadaab funding

Jul 12, 2012

An ACT member has joined a number of aid agencies in drawing attention to the looming funding shortage at the Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya.

ACT commemorates World Refugee Day

ACT commemorates World Refugee Day

Jun 20, 2012

Three young people living in Kakuma refugee camp in northwestern Kenya talk about their plans and aspirations for the future.

Feeding children’s imaginations, keeping them in class

Feeding children’s imaginations, keeping them in class

Apr 18, 2012

Attendance to Emukatan primary School in Kenya improved last year when ACT member, the Anglican Church of Kenya, started trucking in essential food: maize, beans, cooking oil and porridge flour

Humanitarian response must strengthen communities for long term, says ACT general secretary

Humanitarian response must strengthen communities for long term, says ACT general secretary

Feb 29, 2012

John Nduna emphasises the importance of building resilience when responding to emergencies

Horn: rain for some, hunger for most

Horn: rain for some, hunger for most

Nov 04, 2011

Parched land is becoming arable for some people in the Horn of Africa but many others still wait with hope

Kenya: digging for water in the midst of drought

Kenya: digging for water in the midst of drought

Sep 24, 2011

Kenyans are fighting back the worst drought in 60 years

Kenya: the drought is stifling dreams

Kenya: the drought is stifling dreams

Sep 24, 2011

In Kibanui, eastern Kenya, ACT member Anglican Church of Kenya is digging deep to protect the region from drought

Al Jazeera photographs Dadaab

Al Jazeera photographs Dadaab

Sep 22, 2011

Al Jazeera photographer Azad Essa goes in search of the other side of famine in Dadaab

The safe haven in Dadaab

The safe haven in Dadaab

Sep 22, 2011

Safe from sexual violence at a refuge in Dadaab, women fleeing desperate situations can re-build

Surviving the drought, and preparing for the next one

Surviving the drought, and preparing for the next one

Sep 22, 2011

Kenyans are digging boreholes, building catchment tanks and excavating dams in a bid to keep drought at bay

Dadaab: faiths come together for huge Eid party

Dadaab: faiths come together for huge Eid party

Sep 01, 2011

Over 200,000 Somali refugees have celebrated Eid Al-Fitr in Kenya for the first time

Countering the change: African youth taking on climate change

Countering the change: African youth taking on climate change

Aug 18, 2011

Africa's youth are fighting climate change, with the launch of a pan-African climate change campaign

ABC News reports from Dadaab camp

ABC News reports from Dadaab camp

Aug 18, 2011

ABC News today reports from Dadaab refugee camp, managed by ACT member the Lutheran World Federation. See the report, aired on Australian television, here

Dadaab: the road to relief

Dadaab: the road to relief

Aug 15, 2011

Barb Summers blogs from the road to Dadaab

Volunteers keep the peace in Dadaab camps

Volunteers keep the peace in Dadaab camps

Aug 12, 2011

ACT is training volunteers in the Dadaab refugee camps to keep new sites safe for the refugees escaping drought and insecurity at home

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About Kenya
  • Population: 41.6 million (World bank, 2011)
  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Area: 582,646 sq km (224,961 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Swahili, English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 54 years (men), 55 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Kenya shilling = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Tea, coffee, horticultural products, petroleum products
  • GNI per capita: US $770 (World Bank, 2008)