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26 Jul 2011 description
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Addis Ababa, 25 July 2011 – During a mission in the Horn of Africa from the 22nd to 24thJuly 2011, the Deputy Chairperson, H.E. Mr. Erastus Mwencha, visited Dadaab, the refugee camp situated in Kenya close to the Somalia border, in order to assess the situation of the humanitarian crisis on the ground. With 400,000 people, Dadaab is the biggest refugee camp in the world and is currently witnessing “unprecedented influx due to the drought in the Horn of Africa”, according to UNHCR which administers the camp.