United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), also known as The UN Refugee Agency is a United Nations agency mandated to protect and support refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself and assists in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland and is a member of the United Nations Development Group. The UNHCR has won two Nobel Peace Prizes, once in 1954 and again in 1981
In the past week Kakuma Camp has received 295 South Sudanese arrivals from the Nadapal border point. As of 23rd July 2014, the number of South Sudanese asylum seekers received was 40,893. This brings the total estimated camp population to 176,364. Operations have continued in five key ares of emergency response at the Kenya, South Sudan border at Nadapal, reception at the Transit Center at Nadapal, transportation to the camp, at the reception center and in settlement area for new arrivals in Kakuma 4.