VOA News – One and a Half Million Somalis Now Displaced

Somali women displaced by violence protest lack of water near an IDP camp in Mogadishu on 20 Jul 2009In Somalia, the number of displaced people is now estimated to be more than one and a half million. The latest figure comes from the U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR. In Nairobi, UNHCR spokesperson Roberta Russo says, “The number increased…mainly because of the insecurity and the fighting that has been in Mogadishu that started in May and displaced over a quarter of a million people.

VOA News – One and a Half Million Somalis Now Displaced

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