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The Dadaab refugee operation is coordinated by UNHCR Sub-Office Dadaab, which also serves the three camps in Dadaab Sub County.

Recent returnees from the Dadaab refugee camps in Kenya have been given equipment to start up in the fishing industry in Kismayo. Thirteen ...
The 2012 Dadaab attack was one of the most serious incidents in Norwegian refugee Council's (NRC) history. It was a traumatic experience ...
The February 2017 ruling by a Kenyan court blocking closure of Dadaab refugee camp has slowed but not stopped the process of repatriation.
Nairobi, Kenya -- One evening in August, I climbed onto a dusty old truck in the Dadaab refugee camp in the eastern Kenyan desert, about ...

The sprawling Dadaab complex 100km (60 miles) from Kenya's border with Somalia has housed Somali refugees for around 26 years.
Overall, the 420,000 registered refugees living in Dadaab and Kakuma camps will receive a food ration equivalent to 70 percent of their ...
Deeqo Abdo watches as women build a stick shelter in the Ifo extension camp to Dadaab, in Kenya. Source: Internews/OCHA ...
The days of living in a hot, dusty hut in the middle in Dadaab, Kenya, are over. Many would consider it the one of the toughest place to live on ...
An aerial view of a section of the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. In recent weeks, 832 Somali refugees were flown to Kismayu and 83 to ...
A file photo taken on April 28, 2015 shows part of Dadaab refugee camp. UNHCR has bee accused of closing its Alinjugur office. AFP PHOTO ...
As at 15th September, a total of 71,034 individuals from Dadaab had been assisted in the framework of voluntary return to Somalia since the ...
(CNN) The Kenyan government says it will appeal a court ruling Thursday thwarting its plan to close the Dadaab refugee camp, the largest in ...
From nearby Azraq camp in Jordan, to Dadaab in Kenya, solar power is being deployed to provide affordable and sustainable energy solutions ...
The refugee agency has asked Kenyans to chip in and help cover the Sh150 million deficit required to run the Dadaab refugee camp.
Luquluqu ambassador Mercy Masika, UNHCR Kenya spokesperson Yvonne Ndege and Luquluqu ambassador Pinky Ghelani in Nairobi on ...

The sprawling Dadaab complex 100 kilometres (60 miles) from Kenya's border with Somalia has housed Somali refugees for around 26 years.
The sprawling Dadaab complex 100 kilometres (60 miles) from Kenya´s border with Somalia has housed Somali refugees for around 26 years.
Dahir Abdullahi,28, grew up in the Dadaab refugee camp. He is married with two children. His wife and mother still live in Dadaab. PHOTO| ...
Several attacks believed to have been carried out by al-Shabaab have occurred in Mandera, Wajir, and Garissa and Dadaab districts of northern Kenya even as the military reports gains against the Islamist group by capturing their military bases and ...
The world's largest refugee camp complex in Dadaab, Kenya, contains 260,000 Somali refugees who fled the civil war in the 1990s or subsequent floods and famine.
Last year, Kenya vowed to close Kakuma but later restricted the threat to Dadaab, the country's other major refugee camp and the world's largest.
"Instead Dadaab has become a protracted situation characterized by hopelessness that easily feeds environmental destructions, a conflict between refugees and host communities, insecurity, radicalization, criminality and also allows terrorist operatives ...
According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, sub-Saharan Africa hosts more than 26 per cent of the world's refugee population.
A part view of the IFO 2 refugee camp in Dadaab on November 23, 2016. Several refugees born and bred in the camps are in a dilemma following the expatriation orders as they consider themselves stateless by virtue of her birth at the camp.
The 31-year-old spent much of his life in Dadaab - the world's largest, bleakest and mostly forgotten refugee camp. In 2014, the Free Press visited him at the barren UNHCR site set up 25 years ago for people fleeing the civil war in neighbouring ...
The privately owned Waamo school in Dhobley, in southern Somalia's Lower Juba region, has given sponsorship to 151 boys and girls who returned from the Dadaab refugee camps at different times over the past few months. Abdiaziz and his two younger ...
Kenya has announced its intention to close the Dadaab refugee camp where Somali refugees have been hosted for over 25 years.
An assessment done by the National drought Management Authority indicates that over 60 per cent of Garissa County residents are in need of relief food supplies.
AN EDINBURGH technology firm is helping to maintain the wellbeing of Somali refugees after collaborating with UNICEF to monitor the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya through satellite imagery. And following its work with Brainnwave, the charity is now ...
UNHCR's Dadaab Head of Operation, Jean Bosco Rushatsi in his remarks expressed his gratitude to the local community for hosting refugees for over 25 years and he acknowledged the drought situation in their areas.
Funding shortageLast month, UNHCR's head of operations in Dadaab, Ahmed Fall, said that severe funding shortages in the camps had led to a reduction in food rations twice in the past three years.
refugees stand outside their tent at the Ifo Extension refugee camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, Oct. 19, 2011.
UNHCR's proposed response to Dadaab's closure focuses on verification of the camp population and removal of Kenyans from the camp; resettlement of vulnerable and non-Somali populations to Kakuma; and increased incentives for resettlement.11 ...
Johnson also committed to having the repatriation of Somali refugees discussed during a Summit on Somali Refugees to be held on March 25, as Kenya continues to argue its case for the closure of the Dadaab refugee camp. He further emphasised the UK's ...
The program will be given by Habibo Haji, who was trained as a shepherd in Somolia. She was a refugee in Dadaab, a camp in eastern Kenya, and is currently a nurse at Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
One teacher trainer in Dadaab refugee camps in Kenya told us that when working in the computer lab, his students would "unplug the monitor so that they could plug in their phones.
Malala Yousafza, speaks Tuesday to refugees in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Nobel laureate Malala spent her 19th birthday visiting the world's largest refugee camp to draw attention to the global refugee crisis, especially as Dadaab camp faces ...
Dekow Mohamed was still buzzing days after her role model, the Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai, visited her school in the sprawling Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya last May. ?You can't imagine how excited I was when I saw her, ...
Dadaabrefugeestudents.jpg The largest refugee camp in the world, Dadaab, Kenya, hosts more than 250,000 refugees. How could Canada help?
Dekow Mohamed was still buzzing days after her role model, the Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai, visited her school in the sprawling Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya last May. "You can't imagine how excited I was when I saw her, ...
He said life in Dadaab is like living in an open prison. The Kenyan government doesn't allow Dadaab residents to go outside the walls of the camp.
After eight years of a rigorous resettlement process at Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp, Dahabo Hashi and her five children were due to travel to South Dakota on 10 March.
"Our policy has been clear for some time, the events that led to the establishment of Dadaab are terribly tragic and the best response to that tragedy is to help refugees to return and rebuild their nation and that is Kenya's policy and our efforts to ...
"Road convoys were organized from Dadaab to Dhobley respectively on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays," the UN refugee agency said.
In total, as of 28th February, 52,591 Somali refugees returned home since 8th December 2014, when UNHCR started supporting voluntary return of Somali refugees in Kenya, out of which 13,277 were supported in 2017 alone.
President Uhuru Kenyatta says the Dadaab refugee complex will have to be closed for the good of the region, in spite of incessant campaigns by rights groups to have the plan abandoned.
They had fled their war-torn country and had been living in Dadaab, the largest refugee camp in the world, across the Somali border in Kenya.
Most Dadaab residents are Somali, and many have lived here for more than two decades. It's not hard to find someone here with relatives or friends in Seattle, which has the third largest Somali population in the U.S.. Mohamed Abdi, for example, has ...


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