kenya http://www.wfp.org/feeds/kenya Country content en Japan Contributes $4.2million To Support Refugees In Kenya http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/japan-contributes-42million-support-refugees NAIROBI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a US$4.2 million (Kshs 364 million) contribution from the Government of Japan to support refugees in the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya. Kenya Local Ambassadors Emergencies Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:16:49 +0000 WFP 641025 at http://www.wfp.org Sweden And Finland Give More Than US$8 million For Refugees In Kenya http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/sweden-and-finland-give-more-us8-million-refugees-kenya 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. Kenya Africa Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:14:46 +0000 WFP 640089 at http://www.wfp.org Hungry Planet Episode 33 http://www.wfp.org/videos/hungry-planet-episode-33 In Kenya, the Biketi family receive training and tools to help them farm their way to success. South Sudanese refugees arriving in Uganda are supported by the World Food Programme with much needed food assistance. In Indonesia IFAD works with Mars Corporation and the local government to optimize dwindling cocoa production. WFP in Action Preventing Hunger Indonesia Kenya South Sudan Uganda English Africa Asia Video stories General Food Distribution Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:41:47 +0000 WFP 640030 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Assists South Sudanese Refugees in Kenya http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-assists-south-sudanese-refugees-kenya Since the outbreak of conflict in South Sudan in mid-December last year, Kakuma has received about 13,000 refugees. An average of 300 refugees daily, mostly women and children, are being received at the camp. WFP is providing food assistance to the refugees at the border upon arrival and also at the refugee camp. Journalists Responding to Emergencies Kenya South Sudan Local Africa Emergencies Refugees and IDPs Focus on Women Wed, 29 Jan 2014 15:27:59 +0000 Rose Ogola 639875 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Assists People Fleeing South Sudan Conflict http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/wfps-assistance-people-fleeing-conflict-south-sudan The refugees, mostly women and children, arrive at Nadapal on the Kenya-South Sudan border, hungry and exhausted Kenya Local Emergencies Refugees and IDPs Focus on Women Mon, 20 Jan 2014 07:45:02 +0000 WFP 639698 at http://www.wfp.org Hungry Planet Episode 32 http://www.wfp.org/videos/hungry-planet-episode-32 In this episode, a Maasai community is revitalized thanks to a new source of water. Displaced families in Central African Republic call for peace amidst growing unrest. A farming family in Kenya receives credit and training to increase their yields and invest in their future. Stories Preventing Hunger Central African Republic Kenya Tanzania, United Republic Of English Global Africa Video stories Capacity Development Emergencies General Food Distribution Tue, 07 Jan 2014 17:48:27 +0000 WFP 639535 at http://www.wfp.org Shortage Of Funds Forces WFP To Reduce Food Rations For Refugees In Kenya http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/shortage-funds-forces-wfp-reduce-food-rations-refugees-kenya 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. Kenya Global Africa Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:04:58 +0000 WFP 596104 at http://www.wfp.org Russia Contributes Wheat Flour Worth US$ 1 Million For Refugees In Kenya http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/russia-contributes-wheat-flour-worth-us-1-million-refugees-kenya 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. Kenya Africa Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:59:06 +0000 WFP 588176 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Receives US$81 Million In Food For School Meals In Four Developing Countries http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-receives-us81-million-food-school-meals-four-developing-countries 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. School Meals Cambodia Kenya Liberia Malawi Africa Asia School Meals Tue, 22 Oct 2013 14:08:01 +0000 WFP 587266 at http://www.wfp.org Somali Refugees Get Access To Fresh Fruit And Vegetables http://www.wfp.org/videos/vouchers-put-fresh-food-hands-somali-refugees A new voucher programme at Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya allows families to buy fresh fruit and vegetables from local food sellers. Not ordinarily a part of WFP's food ration, fresh produce makes a welcome addition to the diets of refugees, who are completely dependent on food assistance. The programme also gives a boost to the local economy providing growers and sellers with new customers to buy their food. Stories Cash and Vouchers Kenya Global Africa Video stories Cash and Vouchers Thu, 10 Oct 2013 07:26:59 +0000 WFP 573388 at http://www.wfp.org