WOSU News Archives For: August 26, 2003

Somali Population Grows, Adapts to Central Ohio

12:00AM
August
26, 2003

A 13-year-old civil war in Somalia in has forced nearly half of the country’s seven million population to flee. Tens of thousands came to the United States, including an estimated 20-thousand or more to Columbus. WOSU’s Tom Borgerding recently visited the Somali community association center in northeast Columbus.