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Closing refugee camps will blemish Kenya's good record

Opinion on the proposed closure of the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya

Kenya’s renewed intention to hastily close the refugee camps appears to have come out of the blue. It comes across as imprudent, inconsiderate and irreverent. To close the camps in the middle of a mutating pandemic, and especially during a period of increased fragility in Somalia, is rash to say the least and flies in the face of good public health and human rights practices.

 Adrian Guadarrama,  MSF Deputy Progamme Manager for Kenya writes about the impacts of closing the camps on refugees. 

Read the article in The Standard  

Ethiopia: Tigray Crisis

People have been left without healthcare and tens of thousands have been displaced across Ethiopia and Sudan, following fighting that broke out in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, in November 2020.

MSF teams are working on both sides of the border, providing assistance to people in refugees camps in Sudan, and to the displaced and host communities within Tigray in Ethiopia.

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