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Kenya Wants Somali Refugees to Return Home, but UN Urges Cautioni
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Mohammed Yusuf
August 01, 2013
The Kenyan government is in talks with Somalia over the repatriation of Somali refugees living in the world's largest refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya. But insecurity at the camp has put pressure on Kenya to relocate its residents, while instability in Somalia remains a concern for those thinking of returning home. The camp in northern Kenya shelters more a quarter of a million refugees, and most have been there for more than two decades. Mohammed Yusuf has more for VOA.

Kenya Wants Somali Refugees to Return Home, but UN Urges Caution

Published August 01, 2013

The Kenyan government is in talks with Somalia over the repatriation of Somali refugees living in the world's largest refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya. But insecurity at the camp has put pressure on Kenya to relocate its residents, while instability in Somalia remains a concern for those thinking of returning home. The camp in northern Kenya shelters more a quarter of a million refugees, and most have been there for more than two decades. Mohammed Yusuf has more for VOA.


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