dadaab refugee camp

In 2013, the Kenyan government, United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) and the Somali federal government reached a collaborative
Kismayo, the capital of the southern-most province of Somalia, was recovered from the Al-Shabaab terrorist organization in
Imagine what it would be like to be told that in a few short months, your world would be turned upside down. You would be
Aid groups warn that forcing hundreds of thousands of refugees out would create instability and a humanitarian disaster.
As the Syrian refugee crisis continues and governments reevaluate how they will respond to refugees seeking shelter and safety, news coverage has understandably focused on the plight of the families and individuals fleeing Syria's nightmarish conditions.
Ben Rawlence's book follows nine remarkable refugees in Kenya's Dadaab camp, which is home to 350,000 people.
We believe that through education, our students will continue to be leaders in their communities, creating further opportunities for themselves and for others. Our students believe this too.
As she continues to settle into her role as an Oxfam ambassador, Kristin Davis has taken a keen interest in empowering women
Depending on how much support a refugee has received, and how consistent their surroundings are in the non-home place they find themselves, they can go from trauma victim to trauma survivor.
Strife-ridden societies aren't furnished with peaceful town squares. I'm talking about my girls and me sitting in the dirty corner of a church, creating a temporary space from scratch with our presence.
2011-10-04-Screenshot20111004at12.07.01AM.jpgThe food crisis in the Horn of Africa is nothing short of a humanitarian catastrophe, but it is getting less attention than the latest Hollywood break-ups and make-ups.
Similar to the 1930s across the American Great Plain states, prolonged drought in southern Somalia has turned the region into a dust-bowl, causing widespread famine and a mass exodus into neighboring countries in search of for food, water, shelter and hope.