Dadaab, the largest refugee base in the world, is set to close by May 2017. Set up in 1991 to accommodate refugees fleeing from the Somali civil war, Dadaab has been hosting refugees for over 25 years. The complex holds around 280,000 refugees, of which 260,000 are Somali. Plans to close the camp by the […]PublishedNovember 30th, 2016 Author Legacy
South Sudan’s conflict represents one of the world’s biggest humanitarian crises. Recently, the number of South Sudanese refugees has passed the one million mark. An estimated number of 2,500 refugees are crossing from South Sudan into Uganda every day. Most of the are accommodated in settlement camps, lacking proper resources. At least 200,000 South Sudanese […]PublishedNovember 8th, 2016 Author Legacy
This month, the number of South Sudanese refugees has surpassed one million, according to the UNHCR. More than 185,000 people have fled after a violent strife that broke out in Juba on 8th July between supporters of President Salva Kiir and Reik Machar, the then-Vice President. Currently, South Sudan, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia are the countries […]PublishedSeptember 20th, 2016 Author Legacy
During the latest meetings of the EU Foreign Affairs Council, on 19th April 2016, a new military operation in the Central African Republic has been approved. The EU has a history of military presence in CAR since 2014, when a temporary stabilisation force was deployed in Bangui to help local authorities establishing a safe and […]PublishedApril 19th, 2016 Author Legacy
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