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South Sudanese refugees flow into Kenya

South Sudanese refugees flow into Kenya

Jan 08, 2014

8 January 2014 - Recent estimates put the number of internally displaced people from the conflict in South Sudan at over 200,000. Refugees are arriving at Kakuma camp in Kenya as well as Uganda and Ethiopia.

Hope and despair intermingle in Dadaab

Hope and despair intermingle in Dadaab

Aug 07, 2012

Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp in north-eastern Kenya, is home to nearly half-a-million people, most of whom have fled war-torn and drought-ravaged neighboring Somalia.

Dadaab: the road to relief

Dadaab: the road to relief

Aug 15, 2011

Barb Summers blogs from the road to Dadaab

Dadaab: life in a refugee city

Dadaab: life in a refugee city

Aug 10, 2011

Snapshots by photographer Paul Jeffrey of life in the world’s largest refugee settlement

Dadaab: “It’s what makes you get up at 5am”

Dadaab: “It’s what makes you get up at 5am”

Jul 29, 2011

The relentness trail of new arrivals and the job of running a camp the size of a small city are what get Dadaab staff up before the sun.

Africa drought: Dadaab extension a safe haven for Somalis

Africa drought: Dadaab extension a safe haven for Somalis

Jul 25, 2011

Workers rush to survey land, clear bush and plot boundaries at the Dadaab camp extension, considered a secure environment for refugees.

This is the last of my food

This is the last of my food

Jul 08, 2011

Laurie MacGregor reports from the Horn of Africa, where 10 million are at risk of starvation

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About Kenya
  • Population: 41.6 million (World bank, 2011)
  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Area: 582,646 sq km (224,961 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Swahili, English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 54 years (men), 55 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Kenya shilling = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Tea, coffee, horticultural products, petroleum products
  • GNI per capita: US $770 (World Bank, 2008)