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  • Lack of planning in refugee camps is damaging the environment

    How lack of planning in refugee camps damages the environment

    The number of refugees and persons of concern in the world by the end of 2015 was 65.3 million. Currently host to over 800,000 refugees, Uganda is home to one of the largest refugee camps in the world, Bidi bidi refugee camp. Located in northern Uganda, the camp was...
  • Citizens of Nowhere: the Rohingya of Myanmar

    Ethnic cleansing. Genocide. Terrorism. These are some of the terms that have been used to describe the actions being perpetrated against the Rohingya people, not only in Myanmar but in the surrounding countries where they have been subjected to continuous victimisation. The plight of the Rohingya was once again...
  • Knock Knock. Who’s There? WE’RE HERE

    The recently published MSF Report “ Where is Everyone” has caused a lot of (distorted) opinion in the media and in development. We should focus on the fact that MSF is saying what most people inside the humanitarian system knew, but didn’t want to hear out loud, and finally...
  • Eritrean Dadaab

    Separation- Stories from Dadaab

     At the end of March 2014, the Government of Kenya issued a Directive requiring all urban refugees in Kenya to relocate to the Dadaab or Kakuma refugee camps. Early April, the security operation Usalama Watch was launched in response to the emerging security challenges facing Kenya. Since then, thousands...
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