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UNHCR Statement on the situation of LGBTIQ+ refugees in Kakuma camp

UNHCR Statement on the situation of LGBTIQ+ refugees in Kakuma camp

This statement is in response to a number of inquiries we have received on the overall situation of LGBTIQ+ refugees in Kakuma refugee camp and a security incident that took place on 15 March 2021. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, remains deeply committed to the...

UNHCR deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life in Kakuma refugee camp

UNHCR deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life in Kakuma refugee camp

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply saddened by the recent tragic loss of two refugee lives in two separate incidents in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya. We wish to express our most sincere condolences to their families and friends. Last night, a refugee was killed and another one wounded during […]

UNHCR urges dialogue and peaceful coexistence among refugees in Kakuma refugee camp

UNHCR urges dialogue and peaceful coexistence among refugees in Kakuma refugee camp

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, called today for enhanced dialogue among refugee communities living in Kakuma to help reduce the tensions which have emerged in a specific area of the refugee camp. In recent weeks, UNHCR has received conflicting reports from different communities who have been accusing each other of […]