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Minister Oda visits the refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya to assess the extent of the crisis and announce Canada's response

Minister Oda announces Canada's response to the humanitarian crisis in East Africa

22 July 2011

The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, announced today that Canada will respond to help the victims of the severe drought now affecting approximately 11 million people in East Africa. Canada will increase its financial support and establish the East Africa Drought Relief Fund.

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration, and Multiculturalism, Jason Kenney, and Canada Border Services Agency President Luc Portelance ask the public for help in identifying 30 individuals accused of being complicit in war crimes or crimes against humanity

Government of Canada Enlists Help of Canadians to Enforce Canada's Immigration Laws

21 July 2011

Today, the federal government asked Canadians to help in identifying 30 individuals accused of, or complicit in, war crimes or crimes against humanity, and who are thought to be hiding out in locations across Canada.