Aid appeals seek over $3 billion as South Sudan set to become Africa’s largest refugee and humanitarian crisis
“If the war doesn’t stop, refugee numbers will rise from 2.5 to three million in 2018.”
UN Refugee Chief in Dadaab Camps, reassures refugees, returnees and host community of UNHCR’s support
“We will continue speaking about Somali refugees.”
“My classroom was overcrowded. I had to wake up very early to get to school as early 6.00am or 5.00am so that I could reserve my seat.”
“I am grateful that through the DAFI scholarship programme, I’m a graduate.”
“I have learnt a lot from the Asia games because it is my first time to participate in international games and am happy that I qualified for the finals.”
I am representing not just the refugees in Africa, but the refugees in the entire world.
I am not participating for myself…I am participating on behalf of refugees.
Refugee athletes from Kenya to compete at World Athletics Championships in London for the first time
“I see myself competing one day one time in a higher level. Right now I am participating with the champions and now this is my time I have to polish my talent and to show people in the world that a refugee can make it.”
Award-winning Japanese Architect, Shigeru Ban, signs deal to design new homes for thousands of refugees in Kenya
“The key thing will be to construct shelter where no or little technical supervision is required, and use materials that are locally available and eco-friendly. It’s important that the houses can be easily maintained by inhabitants.”
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President meets with refugee athletes in Kenya
“I aspire to be like Mo Farah. I am a big fan. My goal is to run with him in future. He is a good athlete, the way he runs and his style inspire me a lot.”