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The Salvation Army responds to drought in Kenya

DROUGHT and crop failure in different parts of Africa – particularly in East Africa – is causing a ‘humanitarian crisis of staggering proportions’, according to The Salvation Army’s world leader General André Cox. The international church…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Salvation Army
Posted:
09 Apr 2017

Kenya

The Salvation Army in Kenya prepares to build peace ahead of elections

The two Salvation Army territories in Kenya are joining together to put in place plans to cope with any disturbances that could follow this year's general election. The 2007-8 election led to many outbreaks of violence,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Salvation Army
Posted:
23 Mar 2017

Kenya

Commissioner witnesses Salvation Army success in Kenya

Commissioner Donald Ødegaard, International Secretary for Programme Resources, has visited Kenya to monitor the progress of a Salvation Army emergency services famine relief scheme. Spending six days in the country, the commissioner travelled to many areas, inspecting projects initiated by…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Salvation Army
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Salvation Army bowsers in Kenya will supply water to drought-hit areas

The Salvation Army's International Emergency Team has been working in Kenya for more than a month, trying to meet some of the needs that drought has brought on the long-suffering people. Water storage tanks and rain-water harvesting equipment are…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Salvation Army
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Salvation Army drought relief projects under way in Kenya

The Salvation Army has commenced its drought relief programme in Kenya. A team of specialists has been deployed to Nairobi, where a Salvation Army Relief Zonal Coordination Office (SARZCO) has been established. Under the leadership of Captain Mike McKee…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Salvation Army
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Sub-Saharan Africa famine relief - Update 2: A view from the field

Damaris Frick, seconded from The Salvation Army in Germany, was part of the International Emergency Services assessment team which looked at how The Salvation Army might best respond to the humanitarian crisis in Kenya. She reports here on her…

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Other
Source:
Salvation Army
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Sub-Saharan Africa famine relief - Update 3: Water - More precious than gold

Major Cedric Hills (International Emergency Services Coordinator) recently returned from an assessment visit to Kenya, where a severe drought has resulted in widespread crop failure and famine. Here he reports on the shortage of a commodity that many people…

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Other
Source:
Salvation Army
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya + 2 more

Salvation Army leaders grow concerned over potential famine in Africa

Predictions of famine are making Salvation Army leaders in Africa increasingly concerned for needy families in the region. Food shortages are already being experienced in many places and weather forecasters are predicting continuing drought in some areas and for worsening…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Salvation Army
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenya relief programme moves into third phase

As desperate families in Kenya continue their fervent prayers for rain, The Salvation Army's Famine Relief Programme is moving into its third phase. Since the beginning of the food distribution programme in September 2000 approximately 700 metric tonnes of…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Salvation Army
Posted:
21 Mar 2011