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Posted by The.IRC on September 23rd, 2009
In her role as a goodwill ambassador for the U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, actress Angelina Jolie visited an IRC hospital in a refugee camp complex in Dadaab, Kenya, on September 12. The U.N. said she was there to call attention to the situation of its 285,000 refugees, most of whom fled war-torn Somalia. more »
Posted by The.IRC on September 21st, 2009
Nothing quite prepared me for my first encounter with a severely malnourished child. On a recent visit to the Dadaab refugee camp in eastern Kenya, an IRC doctor showed me into the Hagadera hospital, where the IRC treats malnourished children. more »