Quarter of Somalis in Dadaab refugee camp 'willing' to leave soon

Somali refugees board a bus in Dadaab to return to Somalia on June 16, 2016. The UN has given Sh300 to help them survive upon return to their homeland. PHOTO |FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP.

What you need to know:

  • Prior to the start of the verification three months ago, the UN put Dadaab's population at 341,574.
  • But the head count showed that 58,016 fewer persons were actually living in the camps.
  • Included in the reduced figure for Dadaab's population are 40,454 persons found not to be genuine refugees



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