Archives: Kakuma Camp
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Social Distancing for us is not a Nuisance – it is an Impossible Reality
By Zamzam Abdikader My name is Zamzam Abdikadir and I am based in Kakuma refugee camp. Kakuma is located in the north-western side of Kenya and as per UNHCR statistics done on 29th February 2020, there are 194,914 registered refugees living in the camp. In regards to the current COVID-19 situation, there is no...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
ALiGN is Hosting a Workshop for Refuges
Research on the coverage of refugees reveals that less than a quarter of all news articles on migration or refugee issues mention a refugee or migrant, and far fewer directly quote them. Kathy Dobson and Ghadah Alrasheed, Interim co-Directors of ALiGN Media Lab, became more aware of this issue after they visited Nairobi last...