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Refugees (Africa)

Volume 453: debated on Monday 27 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what estimate he has made of the number of refugees crossing into Kenya from Ethiopia and Somalia as a result of recent conflict. (101761)

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) monitors movements of refugees. UNHCR reports that 32,000 Somalis are seeking refuge in Kenya as a result of recent conflict in Somalia, in addition to the existing case load of 160,000.