UNHCR Inaugurates Host Community Support Projects in Dadaab
In January, UNHCR officially inaugurated four of its 2013 Dadaab refugee host community support projects.
The projects inaugurated include a dormitory for Dadaab Secondary School and a town hall in Dadaab.
Others included four primary school classrooms and a dispensary for Maleyley village.
The construction of these projects was funded by the Government of Japan and implemented by UNHCR’s partner- Relief, Reconstruction & Development Organization (RRDO).
The projects were officially inaugurated by UNHCR Country Representative in Kenya Raouf Mazou.
In attendance were the area Member UNHCR Inaugurates Host Community Support Projects in Dadaab of Parliament Hon. (Dr) Mohamed Duale, Deputy County Commissioner Mr. Albert Kimathi,
Garissa County officials and representatives from the host community.
At the same event, UNHCR officially handed-over new police reporting offices and accommodation blocks for the Police in Dadaab town and Kambioos camp. Construction of these projects was implemented by UNHCR’s partner Lutheran World Federation (LWF) with funds from the European Union.
UNHCR which works closely with leaders from the refugee host community undertook to continue mobilizing resources to support the host community.