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14 November 2014

NAIROBI – Around half a million refugees, mainly from Somalia and South Sudan, living in the Dadaab and Kakuma camps in remote areas in northern Kenya, will receive reduced rations from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as a result of insufficient funding.


16 October 2014

NAIROBI – Amid several hunger emergencies worldwide – both natural and man-made – the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day, 16 October, by highlighting both the challenges around the world and the real progress being made toward “zero hunger.”

Ambassadors & Celebrities, Emergencies
4 April 2014

NAIROBI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a US$4.2 million (Kshs 364 million) contribution from the Government of Japan to support refugees in the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya.


11 February 2014

NAIROBI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed contributions from Sweden and Finland of US$6.9 million (45,000,000 SEK) and US$ 1.3 million (€1,000,000) respectively to support refugees in the Dadaab and Kakuma camps in Kenya as well as the Kenyan host community.


31 October 2013

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) have announced that beginning on 1 November, WFP will be forced to reduce food rations for more than half a million refugees in the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps due to lack of resources.


23 October 2013

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of wheat flour from the Russian Federation worth US$ 1 million (about KSh 86 million) to support refugees in the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya.

School Meals
22 October 2013

WASHINGTON – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has been awarded US$81 million in food commodities from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support meals in the classroom for children in the developing world.

Cash and Vouchers, School Meals
16 September 2013

Nairobi - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in conjunction with the Government of Kenya and Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), today officially launched a cash transfer pilot for school meals in Kenya’s arid regions – the first time this initiative has been taken in Kenya.

School Meals
25 July 2013

NAIROBI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today presented the Kenyan Ministry of Education with 60 motorbikes and a four-wheel-drive vehicle to strengthen the government’s expanding Home-Grown School Meals Programme (HGSMP).


18 June 2013

NAIROBI - The Government of Japan has contributed US $15 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to provide food assistance to people in the arid and semi-arid areas of Kenya. The contribution will also assist refugees in the Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camp in the north of the country.