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  • 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 (10 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...
  • Somali refugees learn to live together in new tented town rising in Kenya

    news UNHCR News Stories, 19 September 2011, 19 Sep 2011 (10 years ago )
    IFO EXTENSION, Kenya, September 19 (UNHCR) – In a windy desert camp, two women vigorously insult each other over who will be the first to fill their plastic can with water. Either side of a standpipe, they hurl epithets. For much of their lives, the women have been accustomed to travelling several k...
  • UNHCR’s ExCom Chairman to visit Ethiopia, Kenya amid Horn of Africa crisis

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 23/09/2011, 23 Sep 2011 (10 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...
  • Unaccompanied Somali teens at risk in bid to reach safety in Ethiopia

    news UNHCR News Stories, 30 September 2011, 30 Sep 2011 (10 years ago )
    DOLLO ADO, Ethiopia, September 30 (UNHCR) – When Hassen Ibrahim arrived recently in Ethiopia, the teenager had not seen his parents for more than two years. "As the eldest son, I stayed behind to take care of my grandmother, who was too sick to travel," explained the 15-year-old, shortly after cross...
  • UNHCR chief warns that displacement crises multiplying, becoming more unpredictable

    news UNHCR Press Release, 03 Oct 2011 (10 years ago )
    GENEVA, 03 October, 2011- UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres warned today that an increasingly complex international environment is making it harder to find solutions for the world’s more than 43 million refugees, internally displaced and stateless people. <p>Speaking at the openi...
  • Huge suicide blast kills many in Mogadishu

    news BBC News, 04 Oct 2011 (10 years ago )
    At least 55 people have been killed by a huge suspected suicide blast near government buildings in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, say officials. <p>Eyewitnesses said a truck carrying explosives was driven into a gate near a government ministry and detonated. <p>A spokesman for the Islamist mil...
  • New clashes menace Somali refugees, force more into displacement

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 04 Oct 2011 (10 years ago )
    UNHCR is very concerned by the latest escalation of violence in southern Somalia. The renewed clashes are between opposing armed groups and are further exacerbating the already severe humanitarian situation. We urge all armed groups and forces in Somalia to avoid targeting civilian areas and to ensu...
  • UNHCR relocates nearly 75,000 from Dadaab's ouitskirts to safety

    news UNHCR, 04 Oct 2011 (10 years ago )
    UNHCR and partners have successfully relocated the vast majority of Somali arrivals in Kenya who for lack of other options, were forced to settle on Dadaab’s precarious outskirts. The new homes are in the newest extensions of the Dadaab complex, Ifo 2 East, Ifo 2 West and Kambioos. The outskirts whi...
  • UNHCR concerned about fresh violence in Somalia

    news UNHCR News Stories, 04 Oct 2011 (10 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...
  • Angelina Jolie appeals to governments to step up life-saving efforts in the Horn of Africa

    news UNHCR Press Release, 05 Oct 2011 (10 years ago )
    GENEVA, October 4 (UNHCR) - UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie on Tuesday urged the international community to scale up its efforts to deal with the crisis in the Horn of Africa, saying the lives of hundreds of thousands of refugees depended on it. <P>In a speech in Geneva to the annual mee...