Adult diet camp
However, the camps themselves are managed by the UNHCR, with other organizations directly in charge of specific aspects of the resident' lives.
CARE oversees social services and the World Food Programme (WFP) distributes rations.
However, since the 1990s, an influx of refugees has dramatically shifted the demographics of the area.
Those who were uneducated could pursue jobs in restaurants or helping load and unload trucks. In 2011, only around 48% of children in Dadaab were enrolled in school.
To further improve the education standards, a new European Union-funded project was launched in 2013.
Until 2003, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provided refugees with access to health-care.
Now, healthcare is being provided by German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ).