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...


kenya hunger crisis SITUATION REPORT (SITREP)

  • Situation Report 9: World Vision's response to the ongoing hunger crisis in Kenya has now reached more than 400,000 people with assistance.
  • Situation Report 8: According to UNICEF Kenya Humanitarian Situation Report for July 2017, the general drought situation across the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) of Kenya still remains dire.
  • Situation Report 7: 3.5 million people are now affected by drought, an increase from 2.7 million in May.
  • Situation Report 6: World Vision Kenya is seeking an additional US $15.8 million to scale up life-saving humanitarian assistance to 252,000 more people facing starvation in 15 counties for the next 12 months.
  • Situation Report 5: Heavy rains were received over several regions of Kenya in the month of May.
  • Situation Report 4: Kenya is currently experiencing delayed onset of long rains as well as inadequate rainfall where it has rained.
  • Situation Report 3: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.
  • Situation Report 2: 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.