The violence in Kenya is separating droves of children from their parents—sometimes forever, the BBC reports. One Nairobi orphanage is currently hosting 60 displaced children; some wait for their parents to find them, but most know their mothers and fathers are already dead. "It's been a traumatizing experience for them," says one Red Cross activist.
The children at SOS Children's Home run for cover when they hear gunshots from a nearby slum. After witnessing the ethnic violence in the country up close, it's become a reflex. "My mother was attacked by men with machetes. I didn't see it—when I arrived, there was only blood on the floor," said one 13-year-old orphan.