Kenya is a country characterised by fragile ecosystems, drought-prone climate conditions, poor infrastructure, instability and historical marginalization that together pose a major development challenge for the country. In addition to this, Kenya hosts a large asylum-seeking and refugee population largely due to the country’s location in a conflict-prone area.
IMPACT was first deployed in Kenya in 2016 through its initiative REACH and has since monitored refugee camps and provided information on the needs and intentions of refugees residing in, for example, the Dadaab refugee camp complex.
Clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) broke out on 15 April 2023. Fighting has been concentrated in densely populated urban centres, starting in Khartoum but quickly spreading across the country. These clashes have triggered waves of forced displacement, both internally as well as to neighbouring countries, including Central […]
As of the 14 of March 2023, this thread has been archived. To see future updates on Syria, see our latest news section and for more information products, check out our REACH Syria page Two powerful earthquakes struck south-eastern Türkiye within a span of 12 hours on the 6th of February. The first, with a […]
Today marks International Women’s Day, an annual global event intended to celebrate women’s achievements while also calling for greater gender equality and equity. To commemorate the milestone this year, we explored the application of gender-inclusive approaches in humanitarian research, specifically needs assessments that are conducted with representatives from crisis-affected communities in the world’s largest humanitarian […]
As an homage to the victims of the Kouré attack of August 2020, a shared project to build a school has been set up with families of the victims. It is implemented by ACTED, IMPACT and Léo Pour Le Monde. Since October 3rd, the school welcomes 180 pupils in middle school, and from Year 2 […]
The COP27 climate summit kicked off this week in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. As parties to the climate change treaty gather to review annual progress on reducing carbon emissions, one key issue at the forefront for many activists is the impact the climate crisis is having on poorer countries. These nations bear the brunt of erratic […]
IMPACT Initiatives, notably via its REACH, AGORA, and PANDA initiatives, is increasingly committing research efforts to inform the aid community on how to tackle climate risk. The objective? To identify evidence-based solutions that can be applied in fragile contexts to strengthen the resilience of communities. How? By conducting scientifically robust risk assessments, working with local actors to develop a better understanding of risk, and building local analytical and communication capacities.
As of the 6 of October 2022, this thread has been archived. To see future updates on Ukraine, see our latest news section and for more information products, check out our REACH Ukraine page FIRST 100 DAYS OF THE UKRAINE WAR As conflict in Ukraine continues, the gravity of the humanitarian situation is clear. People […]
KEN_Drought_Advocacy Brief_ Garissa, Mandera, Marsabit, Turkana and Wajir_April 2023.pdf
REACH Kenya Terms of Reference Joint Market Monitoring Initiative (JMMI) March 2023
REACH Horn of Africa Regional Drought and Remote Sensing Analysis (Feb 2023) - Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia
Kenya Drought: Marsabit & Turkana Alert
Post Distribution Monitoring Endline Factsheet for Turkana, Dec 2022
KCWG_KEN_fatsheet_JMMI Q4_ASAL Counties_December 2022
KCC endline factsheet on unregistered refugees in Dadaab
REACH_KEN_Dataset_MSNA Turkana and Marsabit Counties KI_November 2022
REACH_KEN_Dataset_MSNA Turkana and Marsabit Counties HH_November 2022
IMPACT NRC-AHN Post Distribution Monitoring Baseline Factsheet in Garissa County, Nov 2022
The Kenya Cash Consortium Endline factsheet for the drought response in ASAL counties
REACH Kenya NRC-AHN Terms of Reference for monitoring MPCTs of HHs in Garissa County November 2022
Post Distribution Monitoring Midline Factsheet for Samburu, Oct 2022
REACH_KEN_TOR_ MSNA Dadaab and Kakuma October 2022
REACH_KEN_2206_MSNA_Situation overview_Kakuma_October 2022