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Dadaab Refugee Camp

What It Will Take To Start Relocating Refugees From World's Largest Camp

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.29.2016 | Impact

The Kenyan government’s decision in May to close the world’s largest refugee camp sent shockwaves through the humanitarian aid community. But the ...

Dadaab: Healing the Wounds of Torture Under a Cloud

Curt Goering | Posted 06.24.2016 | World
Curt Goering

Imagine what it would be like to be told that in a few short months, your world would be turned upside down. You would be turned out of the only home ...

Why Kenya Announced An Unrealistic But Alarming Plan To Rid The Country Of Refugees

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.14.2016 | World

When Kenya threatened last Friday to shut down the largest refugee camp in the world and rid the country of over half a million refugees, many people ...

A Conversation with Ben Rawlence, Author of "City of Thorns"

Curt Goering | Posted 03.03.2016 | World
Curt Goering

As the Syrian refugee crisis continues and governments reevaluate how they will respond to refugees seeking shelter and safety, news coverage has understandably focused on the plight of the families and individuals fleeing Syria's nightmarish conditions.

Inside The Largest Refugee Camp In The World

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 02.07.2016 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with author Ben Rawlence about t...

Education: A Challenge to Terror

Sarah Dryden-Peterson | Posted 11.30.2013 | World
Sarah Dryden-Peterson

We believe that through education, our students will continue to be leaders in their communities, creating further opportunities for themselves and for others. Our students believe this too.

WATCH: Kristin Davis Cries While Sharing Stories From Africa

Posted 12.31.2011 | Impact

As she continues to settle into her role as an Oxfam ambassador, Kristin Davis has taken a keen interest in empowering women in need, CNN reports. ...

Waiting for Dadaab (PHOTOS)

Arthur Nazaryan | Posted 12.30.2011 | World
Arthur Nazaryan

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The Real Haunted House

Ming Holden | Posted 12.28.2011 | Impact
Ming Holden

Depending on how much support a refugee has received, and how consistent their surroundings are in the non-home place they find themselves, they can go from trauma victim to trauma survivor.

The Survival Girls: Kenya, Refugee Youth, and Safe Space

Ming Holden | Posted 12.10.2011 | Impact
Ming Holden

Strife-ridden societies aren't furnished with peaceful town squares. I'm talking about my girls and me sitting in the dirty corner of a church, creating a temporary space from scratch with our presence.

The F Word: Famine is the Real Obscenity

Bono | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact
Bono

2011-10-04-Screenshot20111004at12.07.01AM.jpgThe food crisis in the Horn of Africa is nothing short of a humanitarian catastrophe, but it is getting less attention than the latest Hollywood break-ups and make-ups.

Africa's Grapes Of Wrath

Kari Stoever | Posted 10.31.2011 | World
Kari Stoever

Similar to the 1930s across the American Great Plain states, prolonged drought in southern Somalia has turned the region into a dust-bowl, causing widespread famine and a mass exodus into neighboring countries in search of for food, water, shelter and hope.

From Dadaab: Renewed Urgency for Long-Term Solutions Are Needed

Josh Lozman | Posted 10.29.2011 | Impact
Josh Lozman

2011-08-29-dkjfkd.pngDespite heroic efforts by aid workers, the living conditions in Kenya's Camp Dadaab are unacceptable. Long-term solutions are needed.

Why Is America Cutting Emergency Food Aid in the Middle of a Famine?

Ambassador Tony Hall | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics
Ambassador Tony Hall

When I first visited Ethiopia at the height of the 1984 famine, I watched as twenty-four people died of starvation in less than fifteen minutes, right in front of my eyes.

Inside Dadaab Refugee Complex: What Is Working, What is Not

Dr. Bill Frist | Posted 10.09.2011 | Impact
Dr. Bill Frist

We heard stories from motherswho had lost their husbands. Families who journeyed for weeks to arrive malnourished and in need of medical assistance. And parents who had heartbreaking stories of losing children in the flight from famine in Somalia.

When Food Is Not Enough to Stop Famine

Erin Patrick | Posted 10.09.2011 | Impact
Erin Patrick

When children are starving, the most urgent need is to feed them. It seems simple, but is it really? This is the question humanitarian workers confront on a daily basis at the world's largest refugee complex, in Dadaab, Kenya.

Al Jazeera: The World's Largest Refugee Camp Houses Mainly Women And Children, But Where Are The Men?

Al Jazeera | Azad Essa | Posted 09.20.2011 | World

The wind hollers, whipping up dust that scratches at our faces. As I fumble with my notebook, a thorny branch of the drought-resistant Mathenge tree h...

Dadaab, the Somali Struggle to Flee Violence

Tariq Tarey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tariq Tarey

Dadaab demonstrates the inadequacy of the refugee regime to live up to the ideals of its own international treaties. Currently, 300,000 people live in Dadaab and many have been there for nearly 20 years.