Kenya has given the United Nations a 3 month deadline to remove the temporary housing of over 500,000 Somali refugees in direct response to the University massacres carried out by Somali gunmen, reports Reuters.
The deputy president, William Ruto, in a statement on Saturday, said,
“We have asked the UHCR to relocate the refugees in three months, failure to which we shall relocate them ourselves. The way America changed after 9/11 is the way Kenya will change after Garissa.”
The UNHCR spokesperson in Kenya, Emmanuek Nyabara, said that they had received no formal communication form the Kenyan government.
The world’s largest refugee camp was set up in 1991 during Somalia’s civil war.