538 Refugees From Eritrea [Archives:2000/23/Local News]

June 5 2000

The total number of Refugees arrived on boat from the Eritrean port of Assab to Mokha were 538; 349 Eritreans, 113 Somalis, 71 Ethiopians, 2 Sudanese and 3 Djiboutis.
The Eritrean group was accommodated in a school and the agricultural complex in Mokha, the Ethiopian group in a hanger at the port, while the Somalis were transferred to the transit center in Aden for screening and registration. The decision for setting up of a camp is still under review