Oxfam welcomes Kenyan government's announcement that the Ifo II camp will be allowed to open

Published: 15 July 2011

Oxfam welcomes the Kenyan government's announcement that the Ifo II camp will be allowed to open. There is no time to waste as every day more people arrive from Somalia, fleeing the drought and conflict. They are walking for days or weeks across the desert and arrive weak and malnourished, and the sooner aid can be provided the more lives can be saved. Oxfam water systems and latrines are in place and ready to use as soon as the refugees can move in.

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Contact Information

Alun McDonald, in Nairobi, Kenya, mob: +254 73666 6663 ; office: +254 202820147, amcdonald@oxfam.org.uk, @alunmcdonald

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