Rape, militia and health fears mean Somali refugees want to stay in Kenya - charity

Rape, militia and health fears mean Somali refugees want to stay in Kenya - charity
 

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than eight out of 10 Somalis living in the world's largest refugee camp, which Kenya plans to close by November, are unwilling to return home, fearing rape, forced recruitment into militias and lack of medical care, a charity said on Wednesday.
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said the return to Somalia of some 300,000 refugees living in Dadaab camp would be disastrous for their health, putting them at risk of malnutrition and infectious diseases like polio.
"Hundreds of thousands of lives will be put at risk," MSF said in a report sent to... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Source: Reuters
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