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

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SET FOR CLOSURE. A file photograph dated August 1, 2011 shows newly arrived refugees at the sprawling Dadaab refugee camp in northeastern Kenya. File photo by Dai Kurokawa/EPA

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

NAIROBI, Kenya (May 12, 2016) — Kenya said Wednesday, May 11, it had set aside $10 million to help fund the closing of the world’s largest refugee camp, home to around 350,000 mostly Somali refugees, citing security fears. Continue reading Kenya earmarks $10M to close world’s largest refugee camp