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Yvonne Ndege

Information for journalists, film-makers and researchers visiting Dadaab and Kakuma Refugee Camps

Journalists, researchers, scholars and film-makers intending to visit refugee camps in Kenya are required to obtain a letter of approval from the government of Kenya.

Upon obtaining one of the above, you will physically take it or email it to the Refugee Affairs Secretariat (RAS) at the Ministry of Interior & Coordination of National Government. RAS is the government entity in charge of management of refugee camps in Kenya which will issue you with a letter of approval to visit the camps. You will be required to produce a copy to UNHCR upon arrival in the camps. The RAS focal point for Dadaab is Mr. Mwenda Njoka [email protected], +254737513181 – Spokesperson, Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government. The contact person for RAS in Kakuma is Colonel Kasili Mutambo [email protected], +254726251477.

Find details about visiting Dadaab and Kakuma camps below;