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"Refugee shelters in the Dadaab camp, northern Kenya", by DFID - UK Department for International Development, 16 July 2011

Many know about the Syrian refugee crisis, but far fewer are aware of the desperate situation of the refugees in Dadaab, the camp in northern Kenya that holds about half a million people.

In his book City of Thorns, Ben Rawlence tells the stories of nine of the residents of Dadaab, where many of the people were driven as a result of the civil war in Somalia.

 

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