World Vision Kenya

Humanitarian Emergency Affairs

We save lives to preserve future generations

SECTOR GOALS

    • World Vision works to ensure vulnerable children and families are protected from harm during emergencies and can access humanitarian assistance, in times of conflict and disaster
    • World Vision responds to vulnerable community members in recovery efforts
    • World Vision also manages Cash for Assets (CFA) programs as well as Food For Assets (FFA) Programs

 

DROUGHT IN KENYA

According to the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA’s) January 2017 monthly issue, the number of people in need of relief assistance in Kenya has risen from 1.3 million in August 2016 to 2.7 million, following the below-average performance of the 2016 short rains. Learn More...

 

kenya hunger crisis SITUATION REPORT (SITREP)

    • Situation Report 12: Drought conditions remain critical in Garissa, Isiolo, Kajiado, Kilifi, Marsabit, Narok, Samburu (East), Tana River, and Wajir (South and West). 
    • Situation Report 11: More than 400,000 people have been reached since World Vision's teams started responding to the hunger crisis in northern and eastern Kenya. 
    • Situation Report 10: Low annual maize yields were recorded, due to drought conditions and the fall armyworm invasion, leading to an increase in food insecurity for families reliant on agriculture.
    • Situation Report 9: World Vision's response to the ongoing hunger crisis in Kenya has now reached more than 400,000 people with assistance.
    • Situation Report 8: According to UNICEF Kenya Humanitarian Situation Report for July 2017, the general drought situation across the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) of Kenya still remains dire.
    • Situation Report 7: 3.5 million people are now affected by drought, an increase from 2.7 million in May.
    • Situation Report 6: World Vision Kenya is seeking an additional US $15.8 million to scale up life-saving humanitarian assistance to 252,000 more people facing starvation in 15 counties for the next 12 months.
    • Situation Report 5: Heavy rains were received over several regions of Kenya in the month of May.
    • Situation Report 4: Kenya is currently experiencing delayed onset of long rains as well as inadequate rainfall where it has rained.
    • Situation Report 3:Immediate action and aid is needed to respond to 2.7 million people including 700,000 children under five years, who are facing starvation and possible famine due to lack of food and water in Kenya.
    • Situation Report 2: World Vision Kenya is seeking US$16.6 million to provide and scale up life-saving humanitarian assistance to 252,000 people facing starvation in 15 counties in Kenya for the next 12 months.