Tanzania’s refugee policy in the 1990s is a good example of how geopolitics affects ordinary refugees.
At the age of five, Akuch Kuol Anyieth climbed into a cattle truck to journey to the refugee camp known as Kakuma. This is her story.
Unrestricted cash transfers bring huge benefits, but these may not be realised because they can also cause debts.
Online higher education can be a great lever for social change in refugee camps.
Just 1% of refugees in the world are able to continue education beyond secondary school.
Refugee policy may well be a humanitarian issue. But it is also a development issue.
A Kenyan court has ruled that the government’s closure of Dadaab refugee camp is unconstitutional. This will affect the future of the refugees currently in the camp.
The timing of Kenya’s announcement that it will close the world’s largest refugee camp, and its reasons for doing so, hold important lessons for understanding refugee situations around the world.