Tag: refugees

Returned Somali, Katra Abii

UN helping Kenya send Somali’s back to war zone

Geoff Ebbs /4 October, 2016

The world’s largest refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya is being closed by the Kenyan government as the result of terrorist activity among the 300,000 Somalis living there. Since December 2014, the United Nations Humanitarian Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has assisted in the relocation of 24,000 refugees to Somalia. Refugee activists and non-government-organisations say that refugees Continue Reading →

Sudanese refugees carry water provided by Oxfam

Cholera outbreak threatens Sudanese refugees

Geoff Ebbs /2 August, 2016

A cholera outbreak in Juba, South Sudan is threatening 15,000 refugees, as the government struggles to provide drinking water to the parched region. Oxfam reported one year ago that the water treatment plants and ground water supplies were unable to keep up with the increasing refugee population. For the last twelve months, the government has Continue Reading →