Monthly Archives: July 2011

Kenya / Dadaab – Delivering caring, professional assistance

Interview with Director of LWF World Service GENEVA, 29 July 2011 (LWI) – The director of the LWF Department for World Service (DWS), Rev. Eberhard Hitzler, will be on a fact-finding tour in Kenya from 31 July to 3 August, … Continue reading

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Kenya – 4th Update Situation in Dadaab 27th July 2011

by Lennart Hernander, LWF Country Representative, Kenya/Djibouti program In the wider perspective; There are currently an estimated 11.6 million people in need of humanitarian assistance in the Horn of Africa (here defined as Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia). The population … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Dollo Ado Camps – Update 27th July 2011

Update by Dr. Lemma Degefa (LWF Country Rep Ethiopia) & Michael Hyden (LWF Africa Emergency Officer) I would like to give you all a short quick update based on reports I have received today from Lemma Degefa our Country Representative … Continue reading

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Kenya – 3rd Update Situation in Dadaab 17th July 2011

by Lennart Hernander, LWF Representative, Kenya/Djibouti Program Influx of Refugees – new arrivals Officially there are now 519.000 refugees in Kenya. The latest available official figure for Dadaab is 388.000, for Kakuma the figure is 79.000 and for refugees living … Continue reading

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Kenya – 2nd Update Situation in Dadaab Update 9th July

Dadaab Update 9th July 2011 – by Lennart Hernander, LWF Representative, Kenya/Djibouti Program Photo – LWF Kenya/Djibouti Program Here is a second update on the situation in Dadaab, Northeast Kenya. The influx of new refugees began to increases early 2011, … Continue reading

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Kenya – Drought Exacerbates Somali Refugee Crisis in Dadaab Camp

DADAAB, Northeastern Kenya/GENEVA 7 July 2011 (LWI) – There is no more space inside the Dadaab refugee camp to accommodate the 1,300 Somalis arriving daily in neighboring Kenya fleeing insecurity at home and one of the most severe droughts in … Continue reading

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South Sudan – LWF can contribute to a new South Sudan

As featured on the LWF website (http://www.lutheranworld.org/lwf/) Cyprian Peter Lotari (Sudan) is an LWF/DWS water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) project officer in Ikotos County, Southern Sudan. Lutheran World Information spoke to him about his work and his hopes for South … Continue reading

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