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  • Helping the most vulnerable in Dadaab

    news UNHCR, 10 Aug 2011 (12 years ago )
    DADAAB, Kenya, August 10 (UNHCR) – Her right leg is twisted outward at a 45-degree angle just below the kneecap. And when Bishara Hassan Hussein steps forward with her baby wrapped against her body, it seems as though she has a branch sticking out from her body. The leg throbs with a constant pain, ...
  • Progress on the Opening of the Community Technology Access Centre in Kakuma

    news UNHCR SO Kakuma, 17 Aug 2011 (12 years ago )
    On 17 August UNHCR Kakuma hosted a visit by Mr. Allan Torrie, president and CEO of Morneau Shepell, a Canadian human resource consulting company which is emerging as one of Kakuma's primary private donors. Morneau Shepell is currently funding the construction of a Community Technology Access Centre...
  • Start of school year for refugee children in Dadaab

    news unhcr briefing notes, 02 Sep 2011 (12 years ago )
    In Kenya, this coming Monday marks the start of the new school term and at Dadaab, the largest refugee complex in the world, some 40,000 refugee children are preparing to go to school - many for the first time. The influx of 154,000 new refugees from Somalia this year, more than half of whom are chi...
  • Life-saving work continues in Kenya's Dadaab camps

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 21 Oct 2011 (11 years ago )
    In the Dadaab refugee complex in eastern Kenya, we are seeing a sharp drop in the number of new arrivals from Somalia. This could be due to the border military operations or the onset of heavy rains in the area. No newly-arriving refugees have approached the registration centre in the last week. ...
  • Dadaab: Walking the fine line between helping refugees and risking lives

    news UNHCR Web Site, 28 Nov 2011 (11 years ago )
    DADAAB, Kenya, November 28 (UNHCR) – Ibrahim held up an X-ray of his broken thigh bone, taken when he first arrived in the Dadaab refugee complex of north-eastern Kenya. Five months later, he still cannot walk. <P>"I fell off a car when I was heading to Kenya from the Bay region [in southern Soma...
  • Reading & Studying - new libraries in Dadaab

    news UNHCR, 09 Aug 2012 (11 years ago )
    Thanks to the US Embassy in Nairobi, UNHCR & AVSI just opened new libraries for the communities in Ifo, Dagahaley and Hagadera. We are still looking for funds for school books, so that children can study after school hours.
  • World Refugee Day 2014 - Dadaab

    news UNHCR, 13 Jun 2014 (9 years ago )
    UNHCR and partners will lead the refugee community in Dadaab to commemorate World Refugee Day on 20th June. The global theme for this year is- “One family torn apart by war is too many.” The community has agreed to commemorate this day by conveying to the world, messages of peace through a campaign ...
  • The power of radio helps ease the hardship of Somali refugee granny

    news UNHCR, 13 Jun 2014 (9 years ago )
    In northern Kenya, a community radio station funded by UNHCR is working to help struggling refugees at camps in Dadaab, attracting donations from across the globe and support from the local population. One story in particular, about an older Somali woman called Timiro Idow, has touched hearts eve...
  • Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis - treatment in Dadaab Refugee Camps

    news CDC - Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 23 Mar 2015 (8 years ago )
    UNHCR has a Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB) Center in Ifo Camp. This article links TB to the conflict in Somalia. "A drug resistance survey conducted in 2011 in Somalia showed that the country had the highest rate of MDR TB infection on the African continent. MDR TB develops when a patie...
  • High Commissioner Guterres wraps up visit to Kenya and Somalia to discuss the future of the Dadaab refugee camps

    news UNHCR, 09 May 2015 (8 years ago )
    UN High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres last night completed a visit to Kenya and Somalia where he met with the Presidents of the two countries, as well as Somali refugees and returnees. Speaking in Nairobi Mr. Guterres said, "We reached a common understanding with the Presidents of K...