11 February 2014
NAIROBI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed contributions from Sweden and Finland of US$6.9 million (45,000,000 SEK) and US$ 1.3 million (€1,000,000) respectively to support refugees in the Dadaab and Kakuma camps in Kenya as well as the Kenyan host community.
31 October 2013
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) have announced that beginning on 1 November, WFP will be forced to reduce food rations for more than half a million refugees in the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps due to lack of resources.
23 October 2013
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of wheat flour from the Russian Federation worth US$ 1 million (about KSh 86 million) to support refugees in the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya.
22 October 2013
WASHINGTON – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has been awarded US$81 million in food commodities from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support meals in the classroom for children in the developing world.
16 September 2013
Nairobi - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in conjunction with the Government of Kenya and Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), today officially launched a cash transfer pilot for school meals in Kenya’s arid regions – the first time this initiative has been taken in Kenya.
25 July 2013
NAIROBI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today presented the Kenyan Ministry of Education with 60 motorbikes and a four-wheel-drive vehicle to strengthen the government’s expanding Home-Grown School Meals Programme (HGSMP).
18 June 2013
NAIROBI - The Government of Japan has contributed US $15 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to provide food assistance to people in the arid and semi-arid areas of Kenya. The contribution will also assist refugees in the Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camp in the north of the country.
3 June 2013
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Kenya has welcomed a donation of more than 300 tons of dates worth some US$ 672,000 (about Ksh. 56 million) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for refugees living in camps in Kakuma and Dadaab.
29 January 2013
NAIROBI – The U.N. World Food Programme has begun providing food assistance in the southern Somali city of Kismayo for the first time in more than four years. Conflict and insecurity have prevented WFP and many other humanitarian agencies from working in the area, but improved security and access now make it possible to reach Kismayo’s most vulnerable people.
19 December 2012
NAIROBI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is appealing for urgent funding to continue providing food assistance as planned to more than 550,000 refugees in Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in northern Kenya
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