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October 13, 2016

October 2016 marks 25 years of the existence of the Dadaab camps in north-eastern Kenya. Established in 1991 when conflicts in neighboring Ethiopia, Sudan and Somalia forced thousands to flee to Kenya, the camps have swelled to far more than their capacity over the last quarter of a century. Today, 277,000 people—the majority Somalis—call Dadaab home. Consisting of five camps, it is still today the world’s largest refugee camp complex.

June 25, 2012

People displaced by conflict are fleeing Mali en masse—and settling in places already weakened by food insecurity.

June 14, 2012

MSF deputy field coordinator Abubakar Mohamed Mahamud describes the plight of the hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees living in the overcrowded Dadaab camps.

May 11, 2012

Refugees from the West African country of Mali face insufficient levels of assistance in camps rife with disease and malnutrition where the looming rainy season will further complicate the deployment of aid. 

April 30, 2012

This update details MSF's recent activities in Africa's Sahel region, where widespread malnutrition and water shortages are exacerbating the outbreaks of diseases like meningitis.

October 07, 2011

In Turkana, northwestern Kenya, MSF is now able to distribute supplementary nutrient-rich food, which will prevent children from becoming malnourished.

July 29, 2011

Watch ABC News Correspondent David Muir as he makes his way to Dadaab refugee camp and visits the MSF intensive care unit where MSF staff are treating severely malnourished children.

July 26, 2011

MSF is deeply concerned by the relocation of Somali refugees in Dadaab to the Ifo 3 camp, a move marked by a pronounced lack of transparency, planning, and consultation.

July 21, 2011

"What is new is that people are now fleeing the rural areas simply because they have no more food to eat.”

July 20, 2011

The average in the villages where MSF screened children for malnutrition was 23 percent; one village in Lapur division had a 37 percent rate of global acute malnutrition.

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October 13, 2016

October 2016 marks 25 years of the existence of the Dadaab camps in north-eastern Kenya. Established in 1991 when conflicts in neighboring Ethiopia, Sudan and Somalia forced thousands to flee to Kenya, the camps have swelled to far more than their capacity over the last quarter of a century. Today, 277,000 people—the majority Somalis—call Dadaab home. Consisting of five camps, it is still today the world’s largest refugee camp complex.

June 25, 2012

People displaced by conflict are fleeing Mali en masse—and settling in places already weakened by food insecurity.

June 14, 2012

MSF deputy field coordinator Abubakar Mohamed Mahamud describes the plight of the hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees living in the overcrowded Dadaab camps.

May 11, 2012

Refugees from the West African country of Mali face insufficient levels of assistance in camps rife with disease and malnutrition where the looming rainy season will further complicate the deployment of aid. 

April 30, 2012

This update details MSF's recent activities in Africa's Sahel region, where widespread malnutrition and water shortages are exacerbating the outbreaks of diseases like meningitis.

October 07, 2011

In Turkana, northwestern Kenya, MSF is now able to distribute supplementary nutrient-rich food, which will prevent children from becoming malnourished.

July 29, 2011

Watch ABC News Correspondent David Muir as he makes his way to Dadaab refugee camp and visits the MSF intensive care unit where MSF staff are treating severely malnourished children.

July 26, 2011

MSF is deeply concerned by the relocation of Somali refugees in Dadaab to the Ifo 3 camp, a move marked by a pronounced lack of transparency, planning, and consultation.

July 21, 2011

"What is new is that people are now fleeing the rural areas simply because they have no more food to eat.”

July 20, 2011

The average in the villages where MSF screened children for malnutrition was 23 percent; one village in Lapur division had a 37 percent rate of global acute malnutrition.

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