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  • Helping the most vulnerable in Dadaab

    news UNHCR, 10 Aug 2011 (12 years ago )
    DADAAB, Kenya, August 10 (UNHCR) – Her right leg is twisted outward at a 45-degree angle just below the kneecap. And when Bishara Hassan Hussein steps forward with her baby wrapped against her body, it seems as though she has a branch sticking out from her body. The leg throbs with a constant pain, ...
  • Kenya downplays security risks as it courts U.S. investment

    news Reuters - Fri, 8 Aug 2014 01:47 GMT, 08 Aug 2014 (9 years ago )
    By Edith Honan WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, in Washington this week to court Western investors, has sought to downplay a spate of violent attacks tied to militants in neighboring Somalia and their impact on Kenya's economy. "Yes, we may have pockets where we h...
  • Al-Shabab attack AU base in Somalia

    news Agencies: Aljazeera, 11 Aug 2014 (9 years ago )
    Fighting between al-Shabab and government and African Union (AU) troops in the central Hiran region has left 18 people dead on both sides, the Somalian armed group has said. Al-Shabab spokesman Abdulaziz Abu Musab told the AFP news agency on Saturday that the deaths occurred after the group's fig...
  • INTERVIEW-Somalia donors must act now to avoid famine 'catastrophe' -U.N.

    news Reuters: Thomson Reuters Foundation, 10 Aug 2014 (9 years ago )
    By Drazen Jorgic NAIROBI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - War-ravaged Somalia is hurtling towards a second famine in three years that could be prevented if donors increased funding, Philippe Lazzarini, United Nations' humanitarian coordinator for Somalia said on Sunday. Lazzarini said rapidly rising malnut...
  • Somalia: Providing water to the most vulnerable in Gedo

    news European Commission - Fri, 8 Aug 2014 08:25 GMT, 08 Aug 2014 (9 years ago )
    Just three years after famine was declared in parts of Somalia, a poor rainy season is once again threatening the lives and livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of poor households. The effects of these poor rains, namely disappointing harvests and rising food prices, are made worse by military opera...
  • UNHCR aid makes a difference in Mogadishu, but still not enough

    news UNHCR, 18 Aug 2011 (12 years ago )
    MOGADISHU, Somalia, August 18 (UNHCR) – Kadija is in shock. Over the past two weeks, the 32-year-old Somali has lost her livelihood, fled her rural home and ended up in a dismal settlement in one of the most dangerous cities on earth. "I don't have my own house and my children can't go out and pl...
  • Kenya anti-terrorism police accused of abuses

    news Agencies: Aljazeera, 18 Aug 2014 (9 years ago )
    An international human rights group says there is strong evidence that Kenya's anti-terrorism police unit has carried out a series of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances. A Human Rights Watch report said on Monday that research conducted between November and June documented at leas...
  • UN Envoy visits Somaliland, pledges UN support for peace and progress

    news UNSOM, 19 Aug 2014 (9 years ago )
    Hargeisa, 18 August 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, arrived in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland, this morning and pledged to step up UN support. During the visit SRSG Kay will meet with President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud Silanyo, the M...
  • Sharp rise in mortality seen at refugee camp in southeast Ethiopia

    news UNHCR, 18 Aug 2011 (12 years ago )
    An assessment of mortality in one of four refugee camps at the Dollo Ado complex in Ethiopia has found that death rates have reached alarming levels among new arrivals. Since the Kobe refugee camp opened in June, an average of 10 children under the age of five have died every day. While malnutrit...
  • Flooding Hits Kakuma

    news UNHCR SO Kakuma, 11 Aug 2011 (12 years ago )
    On 11 August Kakuma was inundated with torrential rains which caused flooding in various parts of the camp and surrounding areas. Many refugee shelters were destroyed and dykes and river banks were severely eroded in a number of locations placing refugees and humanitarian workers at risk. A vehicl...