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  • Somalia: Late, erratic rainfall raises concerns about harvest prospects and food security

    news UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, 01 Jun 2014 (10 years ago )
    2 June 2014, Mogadishu/Rome - Late rains and erratic weather patterns in Somalia have raised concerns over a worsening of the food security situation, as food stocks from the last, poor harvest become depleted and prices continue to rise sharply, a new FAO report says. The situation is being exac...
  • EXCLUSIVE-UN experts wary of Somaliland plan for armed oil protection unit

    news Reuters By Michelle Nichols and Louis Charbonneau, 30 May 2014 (10 years ago )
    UNITED NATIONS, May 30 (Reuters) - U.N. experts warn that plans by Somalia's breakaway enclave Somaliland to deploy special forces to protect foreign oil companies could worsen conflicts in the long unstable Horn of Africa. A confidential May 27 letter to the U.N. Security Council sanctions commi...
  • US to name first envoy to Somalia in decades.

    news Aljazeera, 03 Jun 2014 (10 years ago )
    President Barack Obama is set to announce the first American ambassador to Somalia since the civil war erupted more than 20 years ago, according to a US diplomat. "As a reflection both of our deepening relationship with the country and of our faith that better times are ahead, the president will ...
  • Horn of Africa drought: UK charities boost Somalia aid

    news BBC News, 13 Jul 2011 (13 years ago )
    British aid agencies are preparing to expand their activities in Somalia to help some of the 10 million people at risk of starvation in East Africa. Relief operations have been constrained by the security situation in Somalia. But Islamist militant group al-Shabab last week announced it was li...
  • Tents arrive for Somalia refugees

    news Capital FM Kenya, 17 Jul 2011 (13 years ago )
    NAIROBI, Kenya, July 17- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Sunday morning took delivery of the first consignment of emergency tents destined for Dadaab refugee camp. This is the first in a series of UNHCR emergency airlift flights to bring aid to uprooted Somalis in remote re...
  • Efforts turn to Ethiopia camps and Mogadishu airlift, as Horn of Africa crisis deepens

    news UNHCR, 09 Aug 2011 (12 years ago )
    In Ethiopia, the relocation of Somali refugees from the over-crowded transit centre in Dollo Ado town to the new camp at Hilaweyn saw its fourth day on Monday. Since the start of the operation on August 5th some 4,000 refugees have been moved. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) which...
  • A Worsening Humanitarian Situation

    news , 18 Aug 2011 (12 years ago )
    A Worsening Humanitarian Situation Somalia is at the heart of one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world today. Twenty years of conflict and waves of drought have uprooted a quarter of the country\'s 7.5 million people. As the region faces its most severe drought in 60 years, the Somali ex...
  • UNHCR addresses alarming level of child mortality in Ethiopian camps

    news UNHCR, 18 Aug 2011 (12 years ago )
    DOLLO ADO, Ethiopia, August 16 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency said Tuesday that child mortality rates at a camp for Somali refugees in eastern Ethiopia have reached \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"alarming\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\...
  • Joint Protection Mission to Kakuma

    news UNHCR SO Kakuma, 19 Aug 2011 (12 years ago )
    A mission is being organized from 24 August to 2 September to assess the key protection and displacement concerns in relation to the current drought facing the Turkana region of Kenya. The mission will assess the capacity of UNHCR and partners to respond to the protection concerns of those affected...
  • New arrivals in the Gode area

    news UNHCR, 19 Aug 2011 (12 years ago )
    UNHCR, together with Ethiopian authorities and other partners is working on a response to the immediate needs of Somali refugees who arrived recently through the Gode area, 250km north-east of Dollo Ado. The refugees number more than 17,500. Priority activities are life-saving interventions such as ...