Kakuma News Reflector – A Refugee Free Press

Alarming Human Disaster in Turkana

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Services, Kakuma Town and Kenya, News Updates by KANERE on March 12, 2014

Kenya’s Meteorological Department has raised alarm over the persistent drought while the government urges the pastoralists to sell their animals to the Kenya Meat Commission (KMC).

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RSD Transition

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on January 8, 2014

The Refugee Status Determination (RSD) process is in transition from the UN Refugee Agency – UNHCR – to the Kenyan government. (more…)

RCK’s Legal Awareness Forums

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on January 8, 2014

The Refugee Consortium of Kenya (RCK) organized legal awareness forums in the season of the 16 Days of Gender Activism in Kakuma. (more…)

Classified Fingerprinting

Posted in Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on November 30, 2013

The refugees in Kakuma Camp must go through a bio-metric assessment at all the Food Distribution Centers (more…)

Somali Repatriation

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on November 30, 2013

Is repatriation a solution for Somali refugees? (more…)

Diploma Graduation Ceremony

Posted in Education, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on November 30, 2013

The official ceremony and handing out of Diplomas was marked by delicious meals and entertainments at Arrupe Learning Centre in Kakuma (more…)

From Tents into Permanent Blocks

Posted in Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on August 28, 2013

In the fall of 2012, the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, started constructing permanent houses for refugees in Kakuma 3 settlement section mostly inhabited by new arrivals. (more…)

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Kakuma Camp Continues to Receive New Arrivals

Posted in Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on August 28, 2013

The UNHCR Sub-Office at Kakuma continues to receive an influx of new arrivals on daily basis since the first quarter of this year. (more…)

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New NGO Run-Newsletter Enhances News Access in Kakuma

Posted in Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on August 28, 2013

FilmAid International Kakuma has launched a refugee newsletter under the umbrella of UNHCR (more…)

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Refugee Election in Kakuma

Posted in Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on December 28, 2012

Centralized elections were held in Kakuma camp in June this year yet the election process is still to be completed (more…)

Rwandan Refugees to Lose Ration Cards

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on December 28, 2012

Refugees according to their ration cards but considered “odd refugees out” by government. (more…)

Refugee Employment Process and Mode of Payment

Posted in Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on December 28, 2012

The absence of the rule of law in Kakuma refugee camp gives managers freedom to determine refugees’ employment process and mode of payment. (more…)

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