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  • Joint Protection Mission to Kakuma

    news UNHCR SO Kakuma, 19 Aug 2011 (8 years ago )
    A mission is being organized from 24 August to 2 September to assess the key protection and displacement concerns in relation to the current drought facing the Turkana region of Kenya. The mission will assess the capacity of UNHCR and partners to respond to the protection concerns of those affected...
  • Assessment Mission on Climate Change

    news UNHCR SO Kakuma, 19 Aug 2011 (8 years ago )
    Planning is underway for a mission by UNHCR colleagues in early October to undertake an assessment of the environmental situation in the Turkana region of Kenya with the aim of developing a long-term strategy for mainstreaming climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into UNHCR operatio...
  • Progress on the Opening of the Community Technology Access Centre in Kakuma

    news UNHCR SO Kakuma, 17 Aug 2011 (8 years ago )
    On 17 August UNHCR Kakuma hosted a visit by Mr. Allan Torrie, president and CEO of Morneau Shepell, a Canadian human resource consulting company which is emerging as one of Kakuma's primary private donors. Morneau Shepell is currently funding the construction of a Community Technology Access Centre...
  • Flooding Hits Kakuma

    news UNHCR SO Kakuma, 11 Aug 2011 (9 years ago )
    On 11 August Kakuma was inundated with torrential rains which caused flooding in various parts of the camp and surrounding areas. Many refugee shelters were destroyed and dykes and river banks were severely eroded in a number of locations placing refugees and humanitarian workers at risk. A vehicl...