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Kenya Refugees

Being the Change That I Wish To See In the World

Soiya Gecaga | Posted 03.18.2012 | Good News
Soiya Gecaga

Upon my return to Kenya, I initially thought I would get involved in peace and reconciliation activities. However, I couldn't help but notice the hundreds of very young children that I saw running around unsupervised on a daily basis.

Blast In Kenya's Largest Refugee Camp

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 01.05.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — A blast went off Saturday along a road in the world's largest refugee camp in eastern Kenya near the border with Somalia, but n...

Somalia Famine: The Lives We Can Save

More | Posted 10.12.2011 | Women

As I sit at my desk at the White House – it’s hard to believe that just three days ago I was standing in the world’s largest refugee camp witnes...

Some Somalian Parents Face Tortured Choice

AP | MALKHADIR M. MUHUMED | Posted 10.11.2011 | World

DADAAB, Kenya — Wardo Mohamud Yusuf walked for two weeks with her 1-year-old daughter on her back and her 4-year-old son at her side to flee Som...

Kenya Dispatch: Foggy Ideas

Ming Holden | Posted 07.26.2011 | World
Ming Holden

I am in Nairobi for seven weeks to do creative work with young women who are refugees. But that's all I know; of paramount importance to this work is a willingness not to define it too clearly going in.

Looking Beyond Somalia's Pirates And Into Kenya's Refugee Camps (SLIDESHOW)

International Rescue Committee/HuffPost Contributor | Joanne Offer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

I'm going to hazard a guess. If I mention Somalia, you'll think of warlords and pirates. Because that's what the media headlines have highlighted. Wha...