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21 Aug 2017 description

New survey reveals alarming malnutrition rates in Turkana, East Pokot, Mandera, Samburu, and West Pokot

Nearly 73,000 children in Kenya are severely malnourished and at risk of dying from drought-related hunger unless urgent aid is made immediately available.

The warning comes as results from joint nutrition assessments conducted by the County Departments of Health and UNICEF, and nine aid organisations working on the ground— including Save the Children—are revealed.

15 Apr 2016 description

Dans la province du Katanga en République Démocratique du Congo, la violence des groupes armés et les inondations, conséquence du phénomène El Nino, dont l’ampleur n’était pas attendue dans cette région d’Afrique, rendent la vie des populations déplacées comme retournées particulièrement difficile. Eclairage de Catherine Hiltzer, Responsable Géographique chez SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL.

12 Oct 2015 description

Marsabit County in Kenya is dry and vast. A large desert covers our project areas and drought is recurring with potentially devastating effects to the pastoral communities who live in Marsabit County. SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL’s Kenya team has been working to build resilience for these communities since 2006, focusing on water, livelihoods and community managed disaster risk reduction (CMDRR). Getachew Demesa, our Field Coordinator in North Horr, reflects on his experiences there.

What is it like to work in Marsabit County?

30 Jul 2015 description

SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL has been working in Kenya since 2006. For 2 years now, with the support of UK Aid and the European Union (EuropeAid), we have been developing capacities for the people to be resilient in order to face drought. We met with three pastoralists in Marsabit County (in northern Kenya) who have participated in our programs.

Lucy: “We meet up every Saturday to work the land”

14 Oct 2011 description

Plus d’un milliard de personnes souffrent aujourd’hui de la faim*. En cause : l’augmentation du prix des denrées alimentaires et la récurrence des chocs climatiques qui rendent les populations encore plus vulnérables à la pauvreté et à l'insécurité alimentaire. Au Kenya, en Somalie, en RDC, au Tchad, en Afghanistan… SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL intervient au niveau local pour pallier au manque d’accès à la nourriture, principal effet de la crise alimentaire mondiale et de la multiplication des épisodes de sécheresse.

02 Aug 2011 description

HORN OF AFRICA: In three areas of southern and central Somalia, around 150,000 people are in need of emergency food aid. SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL appeals for funding to launch a large-scale emergency program to meet their food and water needs, and requests financial support from the main international aid agencies, the general public, local authorities and companies.

27 Jul 2011 description

HORN OF AFRICA: SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL is stepping up its action to meet the basic needs of populations in Kenya and Somalia, and requests urgent, large-scale international mobilisation to allow millions of people to survive a dangerously worsening food crisis.

05 Jul 2011 description

KENYA, SOMALIA. Following a virtually inexistent rainy season, the dry season which has barely started will be an extremely critical period for rural populations whose livelihoods depend primarily on livestock. In North Kenya and southern Somalia, SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL is helping populations to withstand lack of water and food.

04 Jul 2011 description

KENYA, SOMALIE Après une saison des pluies quasi inexistante, la saison sèche qui commence à peine annonce une période très critique pour des populations rurales qui vivent essentiellement du bétail. Au Nord Kenya et dans le sud de la Somalie, SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL aide les populations à mieux résister au manque d’eau et de nourriture.

26 Nov 2009 description

Climate change is already in motion and the populations of many countries are already facing this reality on a violent and regular basis, especially in poor countries affected by armed conflict or natural disaster. As a reminder, the number of climate-related disasters (drought, flooding, cyclones...) has increased five-fold over the last 30 years.

SOLIDARITES, an international humanitarian organization, is confronted by climate change on a daily basis in many countries.

25 Nov 2009 description

Clichy, le 26 novembre 2009 - Le changement climatique est déjà là et les populations de nombreux pays y sont déjà violemment et régulièrement confrontées, particulièrement dans les pays les plus pauvres victimes d'un conflit ou d'une catastrophe.

18 Sep 2009 description

SOLIDARITES, association d'aide humanitaire internationale qui intervient au Kenya depuis janvier 2007, va mener une opération d'approvisionnement en eau potable par camion destinée à plus de 21 600 personnes gravement touchées par la sécheresse qui frappe ce pays.

Le Kenya connaît actuellement sa cinquième mauvaise saison des pluies d'affilée, entraînant une très grave sécheresse, particulièrement dans les régions arides et semi-arides du Nord.

Cette sécheresse a déjà causé la mort de plus de 100 000 têtes de bétail (source de revenus essentielle des populations) dans le …

18 Sep 2009 description

SOLIDARITES, an international humanitarian organisation present in Kenya since January 2007, is set to carry out a drinking water supply operation by truck, for over 21600 people severely affected by the drought which has hit the country.

Kenya is currently affected by a fifth bad rainy season in a row, which has caused severe drought, especially in the arid and semi-arid regions in the North.

This drought has already killed over 100,000 head of cattle (an essential source of revenue for the Kenyan population) throughout the country, and is now also threatening the survival of …

12 Mar 2007 description

Au Nord Kenya, près de la frontière éthiopienne (zone de North Hoor, district de Marsabit), SOLIDARITES lance un programme de réponse aux besoins d'accès à l'eau et en sécurité alimentaire des populations vulnérables.