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Kenya earmarks $10M to close world's largest refugee camp

May 12, 2016 - 12:55 AM

The Kenyan government decides to shut down the Dadaab refugee camp over security concerns

epa05292676 (FILE) A file photograph dated 01 August 2011 shows newly arrived refugees who had fled the famine-hit Somalia waiting in line at a reception at Ifo camp, one of three camps that make up sprawling Dadaab refugee camp in Dadaab, northeastern Kenya. Kenyan government announced on 06 May 2016 that it will close the country's two refugee camps, Dadaab and Kakuma, citing economic burden and security threats. The closure of the camps would displace some 600,000 refugees. EPA/DAI KUROKAWA