Which African countries have the largest refugee camps on the continent?
Kenya has 2 of the largest refugee camps in Africa - the Kakuma refugee camp and the Dadaab Refugee Complex. Kakuma hosts more than 150,000 refugees, many of whom are from South Sudan and Somalia.
Dadaab comprises three large refugee camps: Hagadera, Dagahaley and Ifo. These camps primarily host Somali refugees. Dadaab hosts more than 200,000 refugees and asylum-seekers between the three camps.
The Yida refugee settlement in South Sudan sprouted during the Second Sudanese Civil War and hosts more than 70,331 refugees and asylum-seekers.