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  • UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns terrorist attacks in Somalia

    news UNSOM, 09 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 9 September 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned terrorist attacks in several locations in Somalia yesterday that resulted in the death and injury of many innocent civilians. “I am appalled to learn of the murder of man...
  • Insecurity, drought and lack of livelihoods force 130,000 to flee homes in Somalia

    news UNHCR - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:03 GMT, 16 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. GENEVA, September 16 (UNHCR) - The UN refugee agency reported on Tuesday that forced evictions, drought, conflict and lack of livelihoods have prompted more than 130,000 Somalis to flee their homes ...
  • Secretary-General's Message on the International Day of Peace

    news UNSOM, 21 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    New York, 21 September 2014 - Today is the International Day of Peace. Each year, on this day, the United Nations calls for a global ceasefire. We ask combatants to put down their arms so all can breathe the air of peace. Armed conflict causes untold grief to families, communities and entire countri...
  • UNHCR Livelihood Projects helping Yemeni refugees make a decent living in Somalia

    news UNHCR Somalia, 02 Oct 2017 (6 years ago )
    Mustafa Ahmed Abubakar’s life was on track. He had a decent job and was looking into to settling down. And then the fighting broke out. “I had no plans to flee my country but my parents wanted to leave and asked me to accompany them. I decided to go along because my dad was not well.” Says the 2...
  • UNHCR participates in Somaliland Mixed Migration Task Force TOR Workshop

    news By Caroline Opile UNHCR Somalia, 14 Sep 2018 (5 years ago )
    A two day workshop on mixed migration was held on 12 and 13 September in Hargeisa, Somaliland. The workshop brought together different government ministries, NGOs and international organisations in Somaliland that play a role in addressing mixed migration. The objective of the forum was to update...
  • #WomenHumanitarians – Martha Kow-Donkor - World Humanitarian Day

    news UNHCR, 19 Aug 2019 (4 years ago )
    Martha Kow-Donkor knows exactly how it feels to be a refugee. At the height of a major civil war in the early 90s, she fled her native Liberia for Tabou, Côte d'Ivoire. For close to eight years she lived in exile before spontaneously returning back home to Liberia in 1998. “My passion for hu...