Queen Sonja visits Refugee Camp in Kenya

  September 25, 2010 at 5:20 am by

This week Queen Sonja visited the world’s largest refugee camp, the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya, in connection with the TV Campaign “On the run from war”.

Click at the image to get to an article at kongehuset.no

The Queen is patron of the campaign. Queen Sonja was welcomed by NRC Secretary General Elisabeth Rasmusson and manager Hassan Khair. In the camp Her Majesty met with two families- one family lives in the camp since it was established in 1991, the other family just arrived in the camp. Afterwards the Queen visited one of the schools in the camp.

You can find a video of Queen Sonja’s visit here.

Queen Sonja was a patron of a TV campaign in 1974 and has worked with refugee issues since then. This is the third time she is the patron for the benefit of the former Norwegian Refugee Council.

You can read more about the Queen’s visit here.

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