Almost 60,000 refugees from Somalia arrive in Dadaab camp

  • Extreme drought and conflict in Somalia and East Africa continue to displace thousands of people – both internally and across borders.
  • In Kenya’s Dadaab camp, which has Africa’s largest concentration of refugees, a public health crisis is ensuing. Severe overcrowding and a lack of funding have put increasing strain on resources and services.
  • The IRC is calling upon international leaders to urgently scale up support across the region, to bring relief to affected communities and prevent the displacement of millions more people.
Read our November 7 release