Humanitarians at work in Kenya should be aware of the rising dangers in the country. On August 8th 2017 Kenya will hold numerous elections. This likely will cause demonstrations and acts of violence. The first signs of threats arise in April when the primaries begin.Stay Away From Demonstrations During This Election Year in KenyaIn Kenya, elections usually go hand in hand with demonstrations and protests. The police often respond violently, that’s why as a humanitarian aid worker you should avoid demonstrations. Try to stay away from gatherings around mosques, whether they’re located in the city or elsewhere.Recently, the thread level has risen in Nairobi and Mombasa. In those large cities, as well as on the coastal area, you should be aware of attacks. Keep yourself continuously updated on the latest developments and always follow the instructions of the authorities. Also, learn the local customs so that you won’t offend the people you meet.From 2011 onwards, Kenya regularly has been hit by terrorist attacks. Several hundred people have died as a result in the past few years, including people from the West. The largest attacks were in Nairobi and the provinces Lamu and Garissa.