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Kenya + 7 more

Closing Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps: Thoughts from the ground

In March 2021, the Kenyan government issued a 14-day ultimatum to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to develop a plan to close the Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps in the country. If the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Sentinel Project
Posted:
30 Jun 2021

South Sudan

Managing Misinformation to Build Peace in South Sudan

by John Green In 2011, two years after gaining independence, South Sudan plunged into a disastrous civil war that was marked by ethnic massacres, sexual violence that included children as its victims, the recruitment of child soldiers,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Sentinel Project
Posted:
01 Apr 2020

Uganda + 1 more

Reports from Rhino Camp: Baseline Survey Results on Refugees and Rumours

By Barnabas Samuel, Sebit Martin, and Christopher Tuckwood A critical part of starting any new initiative is for the Sentinel Project team to gather data about the local context and beneficiary population, which helps to inform project…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
The Sentinel Project
Posted:
10 Sep 2019

South Sudan + 1 more

Hagiga Wahid – Stopping harmful misinformation in Uganda and South Sudan

We’re always working to expand the Sentinel Project’s programs into new areas where we can help and this week marks an important milestone as well as the beginning of a long-awaited new phase in our work…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Sentinel Project
Posted:
08 Mar 2019

Kenya + 1 more

Aspirations for and Obstacles to the Use of Humanitarian Drones

Humanitarian aerospace is one of the cutting-edge fields in which the Sentinel Project operates, through its subsidiary initiative Sarus Humanitarian Aerospace. Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and commonly called drones,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Sentinel Project
Posted:
19 Feb 2018

Kenya

Peacebuilding Radio: Amani FM Throughout the Kenyan Elections

Preparing for elections Prior to the August general election, Amani FM invited Steven Karani, the district returning officer of Tana Delta, to the studio so that he could educate community members on the voting process and requirements…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Sentinel Project
Posted:
25 Oct 2017

Kenya

Tune into Tana: On the Air with Amani FM

The Una Hakika rumour management system has long been a core part of the Sentinel Project’s work in Kenya. Seeing the negative effects of false information led us to create this mobile phone-based information service but…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Sentinel Project
Posted:
04 Sep 2017

Kenya

Chasing Wind Part I: Rumour Investigation in Kenya

As the twilight begins in a Tana Delta village, someone awakes and steps outside to answer the call of nature. She stops, then turns to run back to her hut, panting and trembling. “I have seen…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Sentinel Project
Posted:
04 Aug 2017

Kenya

The Gift of Certainty

Adrian Gregorich Between August 2012 and January 2013, the Tana Delta area of eastern Kenya experienced a series of massacres between the Orma and Pokomo ethnic groups. The killings took the lives of an estimated 166 people…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Sentinel Project
Posted:
08 Apr 2017