Accessibility links

Life in Kenya’s Dadaab Refugee Camp

Kenya is closing the Dadaab refugee camp, but camp residents say that, even though conditions there are hard, it's better than life in their native Somalia.
Show more

A refugee in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp on September 19, 2016. (Jill Craig/VOA)
1

A refugee in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp on September 19, 2016. (Jill Craig/VOA)

Refugee and her baby at Hagadera transit camp in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp, September 20, 2016. (Jill Craig/VOA)
2

Refugee and her baby at Hagadera transit camp in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp, September 20, 2016. (Jill Craig/VOA)

Refugee Habiba Omar Dahir, 28, gives food to children in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp on September 19, 2016. (Jill Craig/VOA)
3

Refugee Habiba Omar Dahir, 28, gives food to children in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp on September 19, 2016. (Jill Craig/VOA)

A girl carries a baby boy in a camp in Kismayo, Somalia that is home to both displaced Somalis and returned refugees on September 27, 2016. (J. Patinkin/VOA)
4

A girl carries a baby boy in a camp in Kismayo, Somalia that is home to both displaced Somalis and returned refugees on September 27, 2016. (J. Patinkin/VOA)

Load more

XS
SM
MD
LG