STORIES: Somalia: The girls of Mogadishu are heading back to the beach: Dadaab, the largest refugee camp in the world

Africa, Kenya, Dadaab. 01/03/2016. Dadaab remains the largest refugee camp in the world, with more than 350,000 inhabitants, 95% of them from Somalia. Located in a semi-arid region of Kenya, 80 km from the Somali border, the camp arose in the Nineties to contain the displaced fleeing from the civil war in Somalia, and has continued to expand since then. Today it is composed of 5 large tent cities spread over more than 50 km. The first week of every month, for five days, food is distributed in Dadaab. All 350,000 refugees report to the distribution points where the WFP distributes food rations. For each member, families are given a monthly ration of 3.5kg of corn, 3kg of flour, 1.8kg of pulses, 1.85lt of oil, 1kg of CSB (Corn-Soya Blend) and 150g of salt.
Dadaab, the largest refugee camp in the world

Africa, Kenya, Dadaab. 01/03/2016. Dadaab remains the largest refugee camp in the world, with more than 350,000 inhabitants, 95% of them from Somalia.

Located in a semi-arid region of Kenya, 80 km from the Somali border, the camp arose in the Nineties to contain the displaced fleeing from the civil war in Somalia, and has continued to expand since then. Today it is composed of 5 large tent cities spread over more than 50 km.

The first week of every month, for five days, food is distributed in Dadaab. All 350,000 refugees report to the distribution points where the WFP distributes food rations. For each member, families are given a monthly ration of 3.5kg of corn, 3kg of flour, 1.8kg of pulses, 1.85lt of oil, 1kg of CSB (Corn-Soya Blend) and 150g of salt.