Find out more about Somalia
Somalia was without an effective central government for much of the 1990s,
after President Siad Barre was overthrown in 1991. Find out more from BBC News.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)is a
humanitarian organisation leading
international action for the world-wide protection of refugees and the
resolution of refugee problems.
Where do asylum seekers come from?
Look at the map to find out more about the top 10 countries of origin for UK asylum
BBC Radio Kent special on asylum
Includes audio of people who have found asylum in the county.
Home Office Asylum figures
Find out the latest figures on immigration and asylum.
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