May 22, 2015


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Dadaab: A day in the life at a refugee camp

The UNHCR uses biometric imaging to register new refugees at Ifo 2 camp in Dadaab. The electronic system ensures the identity of the refugees, and has seen the number of refugees receiving services in Dadaab reduced from more than 400,000 to just over 357,000.
Children are immunized as one of the first steps in the registration process for refugees. Over two days in late May, more than 800 new refugees were registered at the UNHCR registration centre at Ifo 2 camp in Dadaab.
The UNHCR uses biometric imaging to register new refugees at Ifo 2 camp in Dadaab. The electronic system ensures the identity of the refugees, and has seen the number of refugees receiving services in Dadaab reduced from more than 400,000 to just over 357,000.
The UNHCR uses biometric imaging to register new refugees at Ifo 2 camp in Dadaab. The electronic system ensures the identity of the refugees, and has seen the number of refugees receiving services in Dadaab reduced from more than 400,000 to just over 357,000.
Refugees registering at Ifo 2 camp in Dadaab are finger printed the old-fashioned way during security screening. The Kenyan government  requires the finger prints for security reasons.
Refugees registering at the Ifo 2 camp  are interviewed by UNHCR staff. The Kenyan government lifted a ban on the registering of new refugees at Dadaab and in late May more than 800 refugees registered over two days.
Refugees registering at the Ifo 2 camp  are interviewed by UNHCR staff. The Kenyan government lifted a ban on the registering of new refugees at Dadaab and in late May more than 800 refugees registered over two days.
Twenty-nine-year-old Habibo Abdirahman Mirsal is the elected chairwoman of Dagahaley camp at Dadaab. The married mother of eight children arrived at the refugee camp as a little girl. Now, women in the camp come to her for help. Often, they're victims of violence and she takes them to the hospital and police.
UNHCR staff at the registration centre at Ifo 2 refugee camp in Dadaab. The staff are smiling because refugees who've lived at the camp for months are finally being registered after the Kenyan government lifted the ban on new refugee registrations.
Women and children wait to register at Ifo 2 refugee camp in Dadaab.
Graduation day for 60 graduates of the 20-week reproductive and preventive health program put on by the Kenyan Red Cross. The men and women who are refugees will work in their communities to promote health care.
Graduation day for 60 students in the 20-week reproductive and preventive health program put on by the Kenyan Red Cross. The men and women who are refugees will work in their communities to promote health care. The men completed the 'champions for reproductive health' program.
One of the solar-powered street lights paid for by the government of Canada at Ifo 2 refugee camp. The street lights are helping the security situation at the refugee camps in Dadaab.
Abdi Noor Yussuf, a refugee, works as a lab assistant at the Kenyan Red Cross hospital in Ifo 2 refugee camp at Dadaab. He dreams of attending college or university to become a fully-fledged lab technician.
A new mom who came to the hospital at Ifo 2 refugee camp rests with her healthy newborn 24 hours after arriving at the hospital in labour with with pre-eclampsia - dangerously high blood pressure.
The UNHCR uses biometric imaging to register new refugees at Ifo 2 camp in Dadaab. The electronic system ensures the identity of the refugees, and has seen the number of refugees receiving services in Dadaab reduced from more than 400,000 to just over 357,000. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
Children are immunized as one of the first steps in the registration process for refugees. Over two days in late May, more than 800 new refugees were registered at the UNHCR registration centre at Ifo 2 camp in Dadaab. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
The UNHCR uses biometric imaging to register new refugees at Ifo 2 camp in Dadaab. The electronic system ensures the identity of the refugees, and has seen the number of refugees receiving services in Dadaab reduced from more than 400,000 to just over 357,000. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
The UNHCR uses biometric imaging to register new refugees at Ifo 2 camp in Dadaab. The electronic system ensures the identity of the refugees, and has seen the number of refugees receiving services in Dadaab reduced from more than 400,000 to just over 357,000. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
Refugees registering at Ifo 2 camp in Dadaab are finger printed the old-fashioned way during security screening. The Kenyan government requires the finger prints for security reasons. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
Refugees registering at the Ifo 2 camp are interviewed by UNHCR staff. The Kenyan government lifted a ban on the registering of new refugees at Dadaab and in late May more than 800 refugees registered over two days. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
Refugees registering at the Ifo 2 camp are interviewed by UNHCR staff. The Kenyan government lifted a ban on the registering of new refugees at Dadaab and in late May more than 800 refugees registered over two days. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
Twenty-nine-year-old Habibo Abdirahman Mirsal is the elected chairwoman of Dagahaley camp at Dadaab. The married mother of eight children arrived at the refugee camp as a little girl. Now, women in the camp come to her for help. Often, they're victims of violence and she takes them to the hospital and police. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
UNHCR staff at the registration centre at Ifo 2 refugee camp in Dadaab. The staff are smiling because refugees who've lived at the camp for months are finally being registered after the Kenyan government lifted the ban on new refugee registrations. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
Women and children wait to register at Ifo 2 refugee camp in Dadaab. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
Graduation day for 60 graduates of the 20-week reproductive and preventive health program put on by the Kenyan Red Cross. The men and women who are refugees will work in their communities to promote health care. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
Graduation day for 60 students in the 20-week reproductive and preventive health program put on by the Kenyan Red Cross. The men and women who are refugees will work in their communities to promote health care. The men completed the 'champions for reproductive health' program. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
One of the solar-powered street lights paid for by the government of Canada at Ifo 2 refugee camp. The street lights are helping the security situation at the refugee camps in Dadaab. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
Abdi Noor Yussuf, a refugee, works as a lab assistant at the Kenyan Red Cross hospital in Ifo 2 refugee camp at Dadaab. He dreams of attending college or university to become a fully-fledged lab technician. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press
A new mom who came to the hospital at Ifo 2 refugee camp rests with her healthy newborn 24 hours after arriving at the hospital in labour with with pre-eclampsia - dangerously high blood pressure. - Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press

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