Marking four years since the outbreak of South Sudan’s civil war, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi today appealed for urgent action by all sides to settle the conflict and put an end to the country’s deepening humanitarian crisis and Africa’s largest refugee crisis. “The world cannot continue to […]
“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.
DADAAB, Kenya – In an effort to support the refugee host community in Dadaab, three newly completed UNHCR funded projects were recently commissioned in Dadaab town. The projects include construction of two classrooms, renovation of seven accommodation rooms for teachers and renovation of a dining hall and Kitchen at the […]
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.”