Remittances Are Down, and Suicides Are Climbing in One Kenyan Refugee Camp.

The worldwide financial downturn caused by COVID-19 is one more reason to lose hope, for some of the most vulnerable. Remittances, commonly defined as earnings sent back to the home country by migrants, are a key source of income and lifeline for many families living in Kakuma refugee camp and the nearby Kalobeyei settlement inContinue reading “Remittances Are Down, and Suicides Are Climbing in One Kenyan Refugee Camp.”

Kakuma refugees predict improved resettlement if Biden wins

By November 2020 Since Trump took the US Presidency in 2016, refugee issues have been heavily politicized not only in US, the global leader in refugee resettlement and humanitarian support, but also in most European countries, where locals have expressed xenophobia towards refugees and asylum seekers. The Trump administration claimed that they were restricting refugeesContinue reading “Kakuma refugees predict improved resettlement if Biden wins”

Covid-19 Myths in Kakuma

March 2020 Covid-19 has not yet reached Kakuma camp, but misinformation is spreading rapidly. Given the lack of medical infrastructure in Kakuma, it is important that the community does its best to follow public health recommendations that can prevent the spread of the virus. However, misinformation leads people to undertake ineffective strategies, which can beContinue reading “Covid-19 Myths in Kakuma”

Kakuma refugees predict improved resettlement if Biden wins

November 28,2020 Since Trump took the US Presidency in 2016, refugee issues have been heavily politicized not only in US, the global leader in refugee resettlement and humanitarian support, but also in most European countries, where locals have expressed xenophobia towards refugees and asylum seekers. The Trump administration claimed that they were restricting refugees fromContinue reading “Kakuma refugees predict improved resettlement if Biden wins”