Somali PM touched by refugee status in Dadaab

By IAfrica
In Somali
Aug 22nd, 2014

Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed has said he was touched by the status of Somali refugees in Dadaab refugee camp health facilities.

The PM who paid visit to the largest host of Somali refugees in north eastern Kenya has visited the main hospitals in the camp to assess the situation of the patients in the facilities.

Abdiweli has urged UNHCR and ICRC which run the facilities to improve the situation of the Somali refugees in the camp.

This is the Somali Prime Minister second visit to the camp.

The Humanitarian organizations have warned the appalling conditions in the camps before.

More than a half a million Somali refugees registered under the United Nations high commission for refugees live in Dadaab refugee camp since 1991 after the break out of the civil war in the country.

Kenya and Somalia have signed agreement to repatriate refugees voluntarily.



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