HC Deb 07 February 1996 vol 271 c192W
Mr. Parry

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list how many UN refugee camps there are currently in Africa; how many refugees are in each camp; what were the figures three years ago; and if he will make a statement. [13620]

Mr. Hanley

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reports that, at 31 December 1994, the latest date for which figures are available, there were 11.8 million refugees in Africa. The corresponding figure at 31 December 1992 was 5.4 million. Precise information on the population of individual camps is not available.

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