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30 Jun 2014 description

Since October 2012, Terre des hommes (Tdh), alongside 18 other main aid agencies, has been involved in a major emergency response operation in favour of Somali refugees in the North-eastern part of Kenya. According to UNHCR (2014), more than 350’000 refugees are registered in five major camps.

20 Feb 2014 description

On February 19th, Terre des Hommes International Federation (TDHIF) took the opportunity of the EU Public Event “My Destination is Unknown” to enquire EU leaders and institutions about the issue of the rights of migrant children.

21 Nov 2013 description

Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is happy to announce the receipt of a one-year grant from the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) for the expansion of its Child Protection project in Kambioos camp.

01 Sep 2011 description

Over 12 million people face an exceptional food shortage in the Horn of Africa. There are more than two million children, the most severely affected by this crisis, who desperately need food aid. In view of this situation, Terre des hommes intends to help improve the health and nutrition of 8,000 children under six and 350 expectant or nursing mothers. For this task, Terre des hommes will be working together with the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development.

A famine situation exacerbated by the migration of thousands of people

27 Jul 2011 description

Twelve million people are affected by the food crisis. 2 millions children. Half a million children are severely malnourished and in danger of imminent death. The latest figures (FAO, UNICEF) on the disastrous drought in the Horn of Africa are overwhelming. Terre des hommes is already working in the border region between Kenya and South Sudan, and will be launching an additional emergency mission in the next few days for the distribution of vital goods, nutritional aid and child protection.