Kenya: What the Future Holds for The World's Largest Refugee Camp
According to Ambassador Mohamed Abdi Affey, the UN Refugee Agency special envoy, the UN is trying to mitigate the pressures the government faces in keeping Dadaab open - for instance, security concerns. He says if there is going to be a closure of the camp that hosts over 250 000 Somali refugees, it won't happen overnight.
The Conversation Africa, 12 December 2017
Over the past month Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp has marked several important events. More than 3,400 children from over 30 primary schools sat for Kenya's national primary school… Read more »
Newly arrived refugees from Somalia wait to be registered at Dagehaley camp, one of three camps that make up the Dadaab refugee camp in north eastern Kenya (file photo).
Nation, 7 December 2017
International staff working for United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) are stranded in Dadaab as a standoff between the refugee agency and the host communities entered… Read more »
Nation, 30 November 2017
Operations in the expansive Dadaab refugee camps was paralysed for the second day on Thursday following demonstrations by the host community, which is seeking to have various… Read more »
Nation, 25 November 2017
A steep shortfall in donor funding for refugee services in Kenya and other host countries is leading the United Nations to seek new ways of aiding the nearly 400,000 Somalis and… Read more »
Nation, 16 November 2017
The refugee agency has asked Kenyans to chip in and help cover the Sh150 million deficit required to run the Dadaab Refugee Camp. Read more »