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  • Progress on the Opening of the Community Technology Access Centre in Kakuma

    news UNHCR SO Kakuma, 17 Aug 2011 (11 years ago )
    On 17 August UNHCR Kakuma hosted a visit by Mr. Allan Torrie, president and CEO of Morneau Shepell, a Canadian human resource consulting company which is emerging as one of Kakuma's primary private donors. Morneau Shepell is currently funding the construction of a Community Technology Access Centre...
  • Life saving efforts in Ethiopia continue

    news UNHCR, 19 Aug 2011 (11 years ago )
    In Ethiopia, a large scale effort has meanwhile been underway to address the high mortality rates among new arrivals from Somalia. Malnutrition remains the leading cause of death but the situation is being compounded by suspected measles and other diseases. Children under the age of five, already...
  • Somali exodus slows in Horn of Africa but grows in Yemen

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 26 Aug 2011 (11 years ago )
    With the crisis in the Horn of Africa continuing, UNCHR has noted an evolving displacement pattern during August with fewer Somalis displaced within Somalia or into Kenya or Ethiopia, but rising arrivals in Yemen. In Somalia, UNHCR’s Population Movement Tracking (PMT) partners have reported a sig...
  • Start of school year for refugee children in Dadaab

    news unhcr briefing notes, 02 Sep 2011 (11 years ago )
    In Kenya, this coming Monday marks the start of the new school term and at Dadaab, the largest refugee complex in the world, some 40,000 refugee children are preparing to go to school - many for the first time. The influx of 154,000 new refugees from Somalia this year, more than half of whom are chi...
  • Health concerns in Ethiopia camps

    news unhcr briefing notes, 02 Sep 2011 (11 years ago )
    UNHCR is becoming extremely concerned about the increasingly poor health state of recent Somali arrivals in Ethiopia. At the Kobe camp, in the Dollo Ado area, medical screening of new arrivals is recording severe acute malnutrition among 19 percent of children. At nearby Hilaweyn, the rate is 16 pe...
  • UNHCR’s ExCom Chairman to visit Ethiopia, Kenya amid Horn of Africa crisis

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 23/09/2011, 23 Sep 2011 (11 years ago )
    The head of UNHCR’s Executive Committee, Ambassador Hisham Badr of Egypt, will be visiting refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya starting this Sunday week to see for himself the situation there amid the ongoing crisis in the Horn of Africa. <p>The visit follows High Commissioner António Guterres’ m...
  • Health situation improves for Somalis in Ethiopia; World Bank grants US$30 million to help refugees

    news UNHCR News Stories, 16 September 2011, 16 Sep 2011 (11 years ago )
    DOLLO ADO, Ethiopia, September 16 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency said Friday that as Somali refugees continue to arrive daily in Ethiopia, the health and nutrition situation is improving in the camps they are heading for. <p>In a related development, the World Bank announced in Washington, DC, o...
  • UNHCR concerned about fresh violence in Somalia

    news UNHCR News Stories, 04 Oct 2011 (11 years ago )
    GENEVA, October 4 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency said on Tuesday it is "very concerned" by the latest escalation of violence in southern Somalia. The renewed clashes between opposing armed groups are further exacerbating the already severe humanitarian situation. <P>"We urge all armed groups and...
  • More Somalis flee to volatile Yemen

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 21 Oct 2011 (11 years ago )
    The deteriorating humanitarian situation in Somalia has forced more than 318,000 Somalis to flee their country so far this year. While the majority are seeking safety and aid in neighbouring Kenya and Ethiopia, many Somalis continue to head northwards to embark on the risky sea journey across the Gu...
  • Life-saving work continues in Kenya's Dadaab camps

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 21 Oct 2011 (11 years ago )
    In the Dadaab refugee complex in eastern Kenya, we are seeing a sharp drop in the number of new arrivals from Somalia. This could be due to the border military operations or the onset of heavy rains in the area. No newly-arriving refugees have approached the registration centre in the last week. ...