Kenya: Security Concerns Plague Refugee Camp


Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp, hosts nearly 500,000 people with more arriving daily, raising experts' concerns about security and living conditions.

Refugees, most of them women, young children and the elderly, arrive daily from Somalia, but Dadaab no longer offers a safe haven, experts say.

  • Kenya:  No Consensus On Way Ahead for World's Biggest Refugee Camp

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 15 June 2012

    Key stakeholders meeting on 14 June to discuss the future of Dadaab refugee camp in eastern Kenya acknowledge that there are tough choices ahead, but no agreed way forward. read more »

  • Kenya:  Dadaab - the Camps Cannot Go On

    Medecins Sans Frontieres, 14 June 2012

    It is only a matter of time before the next emergency hits the Dadaab refugee camp, says a briefing paper, Dadaab: Shadows of Lives, released today by Médecins Sans ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Why Dadaab Camp Is No Longer a Refuge

    The Star, 12 June 2012

    Amina arrived in Dadaab in 1992, when she was one year old. Born in Afmadow, Somalia, she fled from her own country because of violence, drought and a lack of food. In the refugee ... read more »

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