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Story Publication logo December 11, 2009

Displaced in Kenya: Missing Compensation

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For about 18 months, more than a half of million people from the Ugandan area have been displaced...


Jordan Wilson, Pulitzer Student Fellow

Justin Atemi was a former camp supervisor for the Kenya Red Cross. He oversaw three different camps in the Eldoret area, included what was the largest single IDP camp in Kenya. Here, he talks about the problems with government-promised compensation. The Kenya government pledged financial support to Kenyan IDPs, but -- as Atemi points out -- there are many flaws in the system.

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