36 300x200 A funding shortfall at the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya threatens key services.

[Davidson, Barbara — B581451436Z.1 The Doctors Without Borders therapeutic feeding center at the Dadaab complex runs desperately low on medicines and operates with minimal medical staff.The onrush of refugees has created a backlog of 17,000 people and growing who can languish for months before they are registered to receive aid, said Alexandra Lopoukhine, a spokeswoman for the humanitarian agency CARE International.Lopoukhine said the vast majority of new arrivals are women and children. Men stay behind with the dying livestock, trying to protect the precarious family wealth.] *** []

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