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  • Dadaab: Walking the fine line between helping refugees and risking lives

    news UNHCR Web Site, 28 Nov 2011 (11 years ago )
    DADAAB, Kenya, November 28 (UNHCR) – Ibrahim held up an X-ray of his broken thigh bone, taken when he first arrived in the Dadaab refugee complex of north-eastern Kenya. Five months later, he still cannot walk. <P>"I fell off a car when I was heading to Kenya from the Bay region [in southern Soma...
  • New challenges in Somalia, relief efforts under pressure in Kenya and Ethiopia

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 29 Nov 2011 (11 years ago )
    We are concerned about Al Shabaab’s announcement yesterday, permanently revoking work permissions to a number of UN organizations including UNHCR in parts of Somalia under their control. <P>This comes at the time of a dire humanitarian crisis in southern and central parts of Somalia. After drough...
  • DHC, IKEA CEO visited Kobe & Bur Amino camps

    news , 14 Feb 2012 (10 years ago )
    As part of a two-day mission to Ethiopia (9-10 Feb.), UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner Alexander T. Aleinikoff and the Chief Executive Officer of IKEA Foundation, Mr. Per Heggenes, visited Kobe and Bur Amino camps on 10 February 2012. The two officials appreciated the progress being made to address Ko...
  • Somali refugees in Ethiopias Dollo Ado exceed 150,000 as rains hit camps

    news UNHCR, 27 Apr 2012 (10 years ago )
    Heavy rains have hit Somali refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya, damaging tents, flooding roads and affecting aid delivery. This comes as the refugee population in southern Ethiopia swells to more than 150,000. In recent weeks, Dollo Ado in southern Ethiopia has been receiving a weekly average of...
  • Geldof: G8 leaders not as rich, but must still help Africa

    news ITV, 15 May 2012 (10 years ago )
    After spending the last five days with Bob Geldof, I feel that I know his opinion about everything. His forceful rhetoric - delivered at one hundred miles per an hour and sprinkled with a selection of profanities - is what first helped to make the famine in Ethiopia a global issue during the 1980...
  • UNHCR ready to assist newly displaced in Mogadishu

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 29 May 2012 (10 years ago )
    In Somalia, UNHCR and our partners stand ready to assist displaced people from Afgooye as they arrive in Mogadishu. Since 22 May, some 14,000 people have been displaced from Afgooye as a result of military activity in the area which started a week ago. The humanitarian community has a contingency...
  • One year on, Somali exodus continues amid conflict and poor rains

    news www.unhcr.org, 05 Jun 2012 (10 years ago )
    A year ago this June, desperate Somali refugees began pouring into neighbouring countries, driven from their homes by conflict, human rights abuses and the worst drought in decades. This latest chapter has been another stark reminder of the Somali population’s tragic and prolonged suffering spanning...
  • Reading & Studying - new libraries in Dadaab

    news UNHCR, 09 Aug 2012 (10 years ago )
    Thanks to the US Embassy in Nairobi, UNHCR & AVSI just opened new libraries for the communities in Ifo, Dagahaley and Hagadera. We are still looking for funds for school books, so that children can study after school hours.
  • Increase in registered Syrian refugees, new camps planned in Turkey and Jordan

    news www.unhcr.org, 31 Aug 2012 (10 years ago )
    The number of Syrian refugees registered or assisted by UNHCR in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey has almost tripled since April 2012 and now stands at 112,000. Three quarters are women and children. This actual number of Syrian refugees is thought to be significantly higher, as many people seek to...
  • Somali displaced continue to move, seeking safety and assistance

    news www.unhcr.org, www.unhcr.fr, 31 Aug 2012 (10 years ago )
    A new UNHCR population assessment of the Afgooye corridor west of the Somali capital Mogadishu has found a significant reduction in the number of displaced people living there. From data collated in May we estimate that up to 120,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) may still be living along t...