Posts Tagged “South Sudan”

Government of Kenya announce intention to close camps hosting 600,000 refugees

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Government of Kenya announce intention to close camps hosting 600,000 refugees

Around 600,000 refugees live in camps in Kenya. The Kenyan government have issued a statement announcing their intention to close the camps at Dadaab and Kakuma. They acknowledge that while some refugees have been in the country for almost twenty five years, Kenya has “continued to shoulder very heavy economic, security and environmental burden on…

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The Land of the Invisible – EUsaveLives

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The Land of the Invisible – EUsaveLives

EUsaveLives – You Save Lives is a campaign by Oxfam and the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) to raise visibility of displaced people across the world. Their website reminds readers that the number of refugees and displaced persons in the world now exceeds 59.5 million for the first time since WW2…

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