Crisis Severity The severity score from 1 to 5 is based on 31 indicators aggregated into 3 pillars (impact, conditions, and complexity)2.50 Very lowVery high 5
Impact This measures the impact of the crisis itself, in terms of the scope of its geographical, and human effects.2.10 Very lowVery high 5
Humanitarian Conditions This measures the conditions and status of the people affected, including info about the distribution of severity.2.50 Very lowVery high 5
Complexity This measures the complexity of the crisis, in terms of factors that affect its mitigation or resolution.2.60 Very lowVery high 5
Access Constraints This measures the level of humanitarian constraints.1.0No constraintsExtreme constraints
Kenya hosts close to 500,000 refugees, including over 257,000 from Somalia and 115,000 from South Sudan.?The majority of refugees are staying in Dadaab camp in the southeast, Kakuma camp in the northwest and in Nairobi. The Kenyan government is reportedly planning on closing Dadaab camp, hosting over 200,000 mostly Somalians refugees, in 2019.?Closing Dadaab could raise serious protection concerns if refugees are forced to return home.
INFORM measures Kenya's risk of humanitarian crisis and disaster to be high, at 6.1/10.?
No significant recent humanitarian developments. This country is being monitored by our analysis team.
Education: school attendance is impacted by drought, food insecurity, lack of access to safe water, and displacement, as well as general insecurity.
Food security: while drought conditions have eased, floods have destroyed crops and disrupted market access.
Protection: effective mechanisms for prevention, surveillance, reporting, and response for SGBV is a priority concern and many girls and women are affected by female genital mutilation. Early marriage and child labour increase during drought.
Information Gaps and Needs
There is lack of information concerning humanitarian needs in Kakuma camp.
Little information is available on the impact of the drought on the affected population.
There is little information available about long-term and conflict-related IDPs.