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28 Mar 2008 description

It has now been 3 months since the post-election crisis in Kenya which forced hundreds of thousands to leave their homes and communities. YMCA Kenya acted swiftly to help displaced communities and now provides training and accommodation for displaced young people.

Local people know local needs

24 Mar 2006 description

Appeal to support relief action of the YMCAs of Kenya and Tanzania

More than 20 million people in the Horn of Africa are currently at risk of famine due to drought, and the rain cycle in the area has decreased steadily over the last decade. In Tanzania the situation is desperate, especially in some parts of the northern regions, and in Kenya drought is ravaging large areas of Northern Kenya, Eastern Province and the Coastal regions. Most of these districts are considered arid and semi-arid areas where there is little surface water, silted dams and pans, or seasonal rivers.