Project Overview
Some 200,000 people live in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya, one of the largest in the world. Humanitarian aid has continuously been reduced in recent years, prospects of ever leaving have diminished - Dadaab's residents fear they have been forgotten by the international community.
My Contributions
Correspondent: Melanie Cura Daball
Producer: Deutsche Welle (DW)
Camera: John Irungu
Short Documentary
Director & Producer
Dec 2019
It was meant to be a temporary home for those fleeing conflict and insecurity, now the three-decade-old Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya still hosts more than 200 000 people, mostly Somalis.

Dimming prospects of lasting solutions amid ongoing insecurity in Somalia, as well as and ever-shrinking resettlement slots have locked Dadaab’s residents into a life as long-term refugees.