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  • 116 Somali refugees return from Dadaab camps to Mogadishu, spearheading new phase of voluntary repatriation

    news http://www.unhcr.org/55c1fadd9.html, 05 Aug 2015 (8 years ago )
    The arrival at Mogadishu International Airport today of 116 Somali refugees from Kenya marks a new chapter in the voluntary return process. Earlier in the morning, the two planes took off from Dadaab in Northeastern Kenya, the largest refugee settlement in the world, still hosting 333,000 Somali ref...
  • Celebration of World Refugee Day

    news ., 20 Jun 2014 (9 years ago )
    On 20th June, World Refugee Day was celebrated in all five Dadaab camps and in Dadaab town. The events in all camps were organised with high involvement of the refugee community. While keeping the global theme of the day ‘1 family torn apart by war is too many’, the refugee community in Dadaab chose...
  • Dadaab: Walking the fine line between helping refugees and risking lives

    news UNHCR Web Site, 28 Nov 2011 (12 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...
  • 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, ...
  • Hope wins out as Somali refugee heads to Salt Lake City for a new life

    news UNHCR News Stories, 9 September 2011, 09 Sep 2011 (12 years ago )
    DADAAB, Kenya, Sept 9 (UNHCR) – Muhioadin Ahmed Aden stares out at the horizon, knowing that the second most important journey of his life will begin today. A struggle within his heart, between despair and a desperate enduring hope, has finally come to a conclusion. <p>His family sits by his side...
  • Innovation: Instant Network Schools open up a new world for Somali refugees

    news http://www.unhcr.org/54d21aa26.html, 04 Feb 2015 (9 years ago )
    DADAAB, Kenya, February 4 (UNHCR) – Thirty pairs of fascinated eyes watch the big white screen; fingers glide across new tablet computers. A class of students at the Nasib Secondary School in north-east Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp complex, is enjoying a history lesson about the Portuguese in Africa....
  • Kenya: MSF forced to close Dadaab health posts and evacuate staff amid escalating insecurity

    news MSF, 28 May 2015 (9 years ago )
    As violence and threats in the northeastern province of Kenya escalate, international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has evacuated 42 of its staff from Dadaab refugee camps to Nairobi. The precautionary measure has already had a direct impact on MSF’s ability to provide much-nee...
  • Life-saving work continues in Kenya's Dadaab camps

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 21 Oct 2011 (12 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. ...
  • Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis - treatment in Dadaab Refugee Camps

    news CDC - Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 23 Mar 2015 (9 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...
  • New UNHCR Dadaab & Alinjugur Facebook Page launched

    news UNHCR, 03 Aug 2012 (11 years ago )
    Dear All, We have just opened our new Facebook page called UNHCR Dadaab & Alinjugur. facebook.com/DadaabAlinjugur It will feature stories and news done by the UNHCR Team, partners, community members, and bring other content of interest. Please join us, comment and like, so that you ca...