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Dadaab, the Somali Struggle to Flee Violence

Tariq Tarey | Kenya, Kenya

Ahmed Farah. DADAAB, KENYA - Worker for WFP, World Food Program prepares food at their storage facility for the twice monthly food handout in the IFO refugee camp. A severe drought has added to the misery and hardship in the Horn Of Africa.

Dadaab, the Somali Struggle to Flee Violence.

Dadaab refugee camp is located in North Eastern Kenya. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has declared Somalia to be the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. It has also declared Dadaab to be the largest refugee camp in the world. Dadaab was designed to house 90,000 refugees. It is now home to 500,000 people, primarily Somalis.

 Tariq Tarey
5985 Big Cypress Drive
New Albany, Ohio 43504
614-286-5344
tariq@tariqtarey.com

 

"Profile"
"Tariq Tarey is an African born photographer with a history of using his artistic"
"talent to advocate for African immigrants and for the refugee community. Through still photography, video, publications and presentations Tariq has"
"brought awareness to the underprivileged communities throughout the world."

 

Documentaries
“Women, War and Resettlement, Nasro’s Journey,” WOSU / PBS, 2012.
“Dadaab: The Somali Struggle to Escape Violence,” The Ohio State
University, The University of Minnesota, 2009.

 

Exhibitions
“Twelve Artists,” Kiaca Gallery, Columbus, OH 2010.
“Forlorn in Ohio,” Wright State University, Dayton, OH 2007.
“Forlorn in Ohio,” Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 2007.
“Forlorn in Ohio,” Kiaca Gallery, Columbus, OH 2006.

 

Museum Acquisitions
“Hassan Mine,” Photograph purchased for their permanent collection by
the Columbus Museum of Art, 2006.
“Abdiwhab Mohamed,” Photograph purchased for their permanent
collection by the Columbus Museum of Art, 2006.
“Mohamed, Mohamed,” Photograph purchased for their permanent
collection by the Columbus Museum of Art, 2006.

 

Awards

“Arts Freedom Award,” South Side Settlement House, 2006.
“Individual Artist Award,” Ohio Arts Council, 2006.
"Visiting Scholar Center for African Studies The Ohio State University 2009-    2011.

 

 

 

 

 

Tariq Tarey
5985 Big Cypress Drive
New Albany, Ohio 43504
614-286-5344
tariq@tariqtarey.com 

 

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