The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Refugee Relocation Should Be Voluntary

Government has directed all registered refugees to return to the Dadaab and Kakuma camps over insecurity. ( Resource: Kenya to Relocate Refugees to Camps

The government should not direct all refugees to move back to camps. According to Cherotich Seii of International Rescue Committee the government should work with organizations in Dadaab for proper planning on movement and service provision of those willing to relocate.

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