World Vision Kenya

Humanitarian Emergency Affairs

We save lives to preserve future generations


  • World Vision works to ensure vulnerable children and families are protected from harm during emergencies and can access humanitarian assistance, in times of conflict and disaster.
  • World Vision responds to vulnerable community members in recovery efforts
  • World Vision also manages Cash for Assets (CFA) programs as well as Food For Assets (FFA) Programs.



According to the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA’s) January 2017 monthly issue, the number of people in need of relief assistance in Kenya has risen from 1.3 million in August 2016 to 2.7 million, following the below-average performance of the 2016 short rains. Many of those affected are the most vulnerable, including the elderly, the sick, mothers and children who are under the age of five. The numbers represent approximately 20 percent of the population in pastoral areas and 18 percent in marginal, agricultural areas. Learn More...



  • Situation Report 5: Kenya Hunger Crisis Response

Heavy rains were received over several regions of Kenya in the month of May. The hardest hit regions are counties surrounding Mount Kenya, as well as, coastal areas near Mombasa and Garissa including Dadaab refugee camp. Some other parts of the country, mostly the ASAL regions, are still experiencing a prolonged dry spell with little or no rains received. Download Full Report

  • Situation Report 4: Kenya Hunger Crisis Response

Kenya is currently experiencing delayed onset of long rains as well as inadequate rainfall where it has rained. Dry conditions across the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs), are negatively impacting livestock productivity, and delaying land preparations and planting, further affecting the food security situation. Download Full Report

  • Situation Report 3: Kenya Hunger Crisis Response

Immediate action and aid is needed to respond to 2.7 million people including 700,000 children under five years, who are facing starvation and possible famine due to lack of food and water in Kenya. According to the Government of Kenya, the current number of people needing assistance is expected to rise to 4 million by July 2017. Download Full Report

  • Situation Report 2: Kenya Hunger Crisis Response

World Vision Kenya is seeking US$16.6 million to provide and scale up life-saving humanitarian assistance to 252,000 people facing starvation in 15 counties in Kenya for the next 12 months. Download Full Report

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