March 22nd, 2009 in Breaking News

About 14,000 new Somali refugees entered Kenya

UN: About 14,000 new Somali refugees entered Kenya in Jan. - People’s Daily Online.

The United Nations agencies said more than 14,000 new Somali refugees have been registered in Kenya in January, adding to a refugee population which already far exceeds the capacity of existing camps and support mechanisms.

A statement from the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Wednesday that Kenya’s porous borders have witnessed continuous refugee flows from the Horn of Africa nation.