Malawi Is No Longer Safe for Refugees

A woman walks as children play at the Dzaleka refugee camp in Dowa, Malawi. ANGELA JIMU/UNIVERSAL IMAGES GROUP VIA GETTY IMAGES

Malawi has announced that it will relocate all refugees in the country to the Dzaleka refugee camp for national security reasons. The move has raised concerns over the overcrowding and dangerous conditions at the camp, which was built to accommodate 10,000 people but currently holds over 50,000 refugees. The decision may also have negative economic consequences, as many refugees have integrated into society and established businesses that contribute to the country's development. The government's policy shift is thought to have been influenced by political and economic pressure, as local business owners have complained about competition from refugee-run enterprises.

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