Kenya

4 September 2014

Secretary General Elhadj As Sy visits Dabaab refugee camp in Kenya to see the work of the National Society

After witnessing the extends of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone and Guinea, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ Secretary General, Elhadj As Sy, visited the Kenya Red Cross Society, one of the leading National Red Cros
Communities and the Red Cross joining forces to defeat malaria in Kenya
24 April 2014

Communities and the Red Cross joining forces to defeat malaria in Kenya

Lydia Nambiro, 32, is a mother of three who lives in a village in Kenya’s Lake Victoria region, where malaria prevalence rates are particularly high at 38 per cent.
Greening Kenya to address environmental sustainability and climate change
17 April 2014

Greening Kenya to address environmental sustainability and climate change

The programme will be implemented as a partnership between county governments, the Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, and the Kenya Red Cross Society, through its network of 70,000 volunteers, active in 63 branches.
Outpouring of support following mall attack in Nairobi
1 October 2013

Outpouring of support following mall attack in Nairobi

As Kenya continues to come to grips with the armed attack that took place at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, the Kenya Red Cross Society has been inundated with offers of help and encouragement from the general public.
Kenya stands together following Westgate Shopping Mall attack
24 September 2013

Kenya stands together following Westgate Shopping Mall attack

Thousands of people have turned out to support those affected by the devastating Westgate Shopping Mall attack by giving blood at Kenya Red Cross Society donation drives
Kenya Red Cross Society responds to deadly attack in Nairobi
23 September 2013

Kenya Red Cross Society responds to deadly attack in Nairobi

The Kenya Red Cross Society was the first to respond after an attack by an armed group at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi on 21 ...
Kenya: Bringing water closer to home
13 September 2013

Kenya: Bringing water closer to home

Maurice Mwalimu knows he is a very lucky man. The 41-year-old farmer from Bomani, in the coastal Malindi district of Kenya, used to live 13 kilometres from the nearest safe water supply.
Greenhouses provide a lifeline against drought in Kenya
26 August 2013

Greenhouses provide a lifeline against drought in Kenya

The people of Gandini used to start praying for rain. So when the Kenya Red Cross Society erected three large greenhouses and built an irrigation system, it finally felt like Gandini’s prayers had been answered.
Kenya: Red Cross responds to fire at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
8 August 2013

Kenya: Red Cross responds to fire at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

In the early hours of 7 August 2013, the Kenya Red Cross Society received a Twitter alert with news of a fire at the country’s largest airport, situated in the capital, Nairobi.
Call for support of Kenyans affected by heavy flooding
6 May 2013

Call for support of Kenyans affected by heavy flooding

The Kenya Red Cross Society and IFRC has launched an emergency appeal to support those affected by floods.
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