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  • Int. Women’s Day was celebrated in KK on 08 March as global them of “Gender Equality 50/50 by 2030” & was colorfully attended by UNHCR, refugees/partners/Gov.
    highlight 17 Mar 2016 (7 years ago)
    Kenya / South Sudan - Refugees
  • Premier Skills,a joint program by English Premier League and the British Council was in KK from 21-23 March to meet & train refugees/host com. sport coaches.
    highlight 07 Apr 2016 (7 years ago)
    Kenya / South Sudan - Refugees
  • On 25 April, UK Sec.of State for Int.Development - Justine Greening visited Kakuma, accompanied by Turkana County Governor Nanok & UNHCR Rep. Raouf Mazou
    highlight 05 May 2016 (7 years ago)
    Kenya / South Sudan - Refugees
  • UNHCR in partnership with Oracle launched the Oracle Workforce Development program, which aims to impart digital skills training with global certifications. Five Persons of Concern (PoC (3 females, 2 males) from urban areas and eight PoC (3 females, 5 males) from Kakuma were shortlisted for the training after a competitive process. The trainees will be upskilled in Java Fundamental and Programming and later be linked to job opportunities.
    highlight 30 Sep 2020 (3 years ago)
    Kenya
  • PoC who can no longer support themselves in urban areas continued to request for assistance to relocate to the camps. UNHCR and the Refugee Affairs Secretariat (RAS) worked on resuming PoC’s relocation to the camps. This had been suspended towards the end of August due to a high COVID-19 positivity rate among PoC that had been tested before travel.
    highlight 30 Sep 2020 (3 years ago)
    Kenya
  • RAS and UNHCR agreed to set up a working group to start a remote interviewing pilot for refugee status determination. Remote interviewing will increase the number of interviews conducted.
    highlight 30 Sep 2020 (3 years ago)
    Kenya
  • In August, UNHCR and implementing partners in Kakuma distributed 130,000 reusable facemasks donated by the Government of the United States.
    highlight 30 Sep 2020 (3 years ago)
    Kenya
  • The National Council of Churches in Kenya (NCCK) donated medical equipment and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to UNHCR health partners in Kakuma to enhance the fight against COVID-19. The donation includes pulse oximeter, oxygen concentrators and cylinders, suction machines, infrared thermometers and assorted PPE.
    highlight 30 Sep 2020 (3 years ago)
    Kenya
  • Since 25 July more than 37,000 Somali refugees in Kenya relocated to Ifo Extension and Kambioos sites in the Dadaab camp complex.
    highlight 13 Sep 2011 (12 years ago)
    Kenya Yemen / Somalia - Refugees Uganda / Somalia - Refugees Tanzania (Democratic Republic of) / Somalia - Refugees Somalia / Somalia - IDPs Kenya / Somalia - Refugees Ethiopia / Somalia - Refugees Eritrea / Somalia - Refugees Egypt / Somalia - Refugees Djibouti / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - IDPs
  • The return intention profiling survey began in Dadaab on 17 February and will be completed in 6 weeks. The exercise is a joint venture between UNHCR and IOM.
    highlight 20 Feb 2014 (10 years ago)
    Kenya Yemen / Somalia - Refugees Uganda / Somalia - Refugees Tanzania (Democratic Republic of) / Somalia - Refugees Somalia / Somalia - IDPs Kenya / Somalia - Refugees Ethiopia / Somalia - Refugees Eritrea / Somalia - Refugees Egypt / Somalia - Refugees Djibouti / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - IDPs