Kenya: UN Ambassador Angelina Jolie visits ‘dire’ camp housing Somali refugees

12 September 2009 – Visiting the world’s largest refugee camp, housing refugees from Somalia, on the Horn of Africa nation’s border with Kenya, Academy award-winning actress and Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations refugee agency Angelina Jolie today characterized the site as “one of the most dire” she has ever seen.“If this is the better solution, then what must it be like in Somalia?” Ms. Jolie asked during her day-long visit to Dabaab, one of three camps that together were designed for 90,000 people but now host some 285,000 refugees.

Kenya: UN Ambassador Angelina Jolie visits ‘dire’ camp housing Somali refugees

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