Kakuma News Reflector – A Refugee Free Press

Dilemma of new food distribution mechanism

Posted in Feature Reports, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on February 13, 2016

The introduction of Bamba Chakula has resulted in vulnerable refugees who don’t have cell phones missing their cash vouchers. (more…)

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Community Talking Point: Introduction of Bamba Chakula

Posted in Community and Culture, Humanitarian Services, Opinion by KANERE on February 13, 2016

KANERE talks to beneficiaries of food aid in Kakuma: (more…)

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WFP to Cut Food Rations

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on December 25, 2014

World Food Programme to cut food rations for Kenyan refugees by half, affecting over 500,000 camp residents. (more…)

International Day of Persons with Disability

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on December 25, 2014

In Kakuma refugee camp the International Day of Persons Living with Disability is observed, falling within the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence. (more…)

Repatriation of Somali Refugees

Posted in Humanitarian Services, Kakuma Town and Kenya, News Updates by KANERE on December 25, 2014

94 returnees of Somali origin were headed home after decades of exile in the world’s largest refugee camp. (more…)

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Kenya against the Refugees

The stand of the Kenya government is not clear: are they fighting terrorism, refugees inside the country, or an ethnicity? (more…)

Police Harassment in Kakuma 1

Posted in Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on August 16, 2014

Police round up refugees in Kakuma 1 without notice of an imposed curfew. (more…)

World Refugee Day 2014

Posted in Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on August 16, 2014

Thousands of refugees in Kakuma and large numbers of humanitarian agencies showed up to commemorate the day with cultural dances. (more…)

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…)

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