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Latest stories: Refugee Camps

Before Closing Refugee Camps in Kenya, “exert maximum forethought, caution”: Jesuit Agency

Apr 16, 2021

The leadership of the international refugee entity of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), has urged the Kenyan government to “exert maximum forethought and caution” before implementing its decision to close two major refugee camps in the country.

Aerial photos of Kakuma (L) and Dadaab (R) refugee camps in Kenya. Credit: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Kenya’s Intention to Close Refugee Camps “unfortunate, regrettable”: Catholic Bishops

Apr 12, 2021

The intention of Kenya’s government to close Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in the country’s Northern region is “unfortunate” and “regrettable,” Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have said.

South Sudanese refugees in Sudan. / UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).

Bishop Bemoans Mistreatment, Poisoning of South Sudanese Students in Sudan Refugee Camps

Oct 2, 2020

Refugees from South Sudan who have gone to neighboring Sudan in search of better living conditions are being mistreated instead and are being denied wages when they go to work in farms while some are poisoned in their camps, a Catholic Bishop in the host country has told ACI Africa.