Monthly Archives: October 2011

Kenya – Protecting refugee children, fulfilling and draining for lawyer

By Melany Markham Communications Officer, LWF Kenya/Djibouti Kakuma, Kenya, 16 October (LWF) – Working as a child protection officer for the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) in the Kakuma refugee camp is both emotionally draining and fulfilling for Viola Ocharo, a … Continue reading

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Kenya/Djibouti – 12th Update Situation on Somali refugee Crisis 8th October

Dear all, Here is the twelfth update on the situation in Dadaab. by Lennart Hernander, LWF Representative, Kenya/Djibouti Program The bigger picture The food security situation is in general expected to improve across the whole region except in southern Somalia. … Continue reading

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South Sudan – Program Update 6th October 2011

by Mary Obara, Program Coordinator, LWF South Sudan The rains that began in late August have persisted into October, with good indications that perhaps the harvest from the good crop in parts of South Sudan (especially the Equatorias) will have … Continue reading

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Kenya – Mennonite Dadaab support is more than ‘just financial’ says LWF

By Peter Kenny, LWF Communications Consultant Geneva, 5 October (LWF) — The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) as the Dadaab camp management agency for the United Nations has expressed profound gratitude at the news it is getting a hefty contribution from … Continue reading

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