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  • Horn of Africa Special/Speciale Corno d'Africa

    news RSI/Swiss Radio & Television, 03 Jan 2012 (11 years ago )
    December 2011 Swiss Television documentary on the situation in Dollo Ado's refugee camps, with particular emphasis on the Transit Centre and newly opened fifth camp, Bur Amino. <P>Italian Language.
  • Sudanese Refugees Victims of Air Raid

    news Voice of America, 25 Jan 2012 (11 years ago )
    At least one Sudanese refugee was injured and 14 others are missing following an air raid Monday in South Sudan. The U.N. refugee agency says the attack occurred in Upper Nile State where Sudanese refugees have sought refuge from violence back home. Sudanese refugees have been crossing the border...
  • UNHCR employs alternative strategies in managing the Dadaab camps

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 27 Jan 2012 (11 years ago )
    In an effort to maintain operations despite prevailing insecurity and reduced humanitarian access at Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camps, UNHCR has been exploring ways to ensure uninterrupted assistance and services in the world’s largest refugee settlement. <P>The new measures include stronger and dee...
  • Somalia conflict keeps Ethiopia's Dolo Ado refugee camp busy – audio slideshow

    news The Guardian, 12 Apr 2012 (11 years ago )
    Somalia conflict keeps Ethiopia's Dolo Ado refugee camp busy – audio slideshow
  • Sharp increase in Malian refugee arrivals in Mauritania, critical low funding levels

    news , 31 Aug 2012 (11 years ago )
    Six months ago refugees began fleeing Mali to Mauritania, Niger and Burkina Faso. Today, political instability in Bamako and insecurity in northern Mali continue to trigger the flight of thousands of refugees to neighbouring countries and other parts of Mali. Over 365,000 people are estimated to hav...
  • UNHCR warns that South Sudan situation is critical, appeals to donors for urgent new help

    news, 31 Aug 2012 (11 years ago )
    UNHCR on Thursday appealed to donors to urgently provide additional funding for its operations to help Sudanese refugees in South Sudan and neighbouring Ethiopia. Currently there are some 162,500 refugees in South Sudan and 36,500 in Ethiopia. The contributions we have received for South Sudan have ...
  • Aid agencies access new areas to get a grip on humanitarian needs

    news UNSOM, 03 Jun 2014 (9 years ago )
    Aid agencies, led by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), travelled to Maaxas in Hiraan Region on 28 May to assess the humanitarian situation on the ground. Maaxas is the fifth of ten newly accessible areas recovered from Al Shabaab control by the Somalia Na...
  • Crew kidnapped by Somali pirates in 2010 free

    news Aljazeera: Agencies, 08 Jun 2014 (9 years ago )
    Eleven sailors held hostage by Somali pirates for more than three years have arrived safely in Kenya, mediators who helped secure their freedom said. The 11 men - from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Iran - were crew of the Malaysian-owned cargo vessel MV Albedo, which was hijacked 1,500km of...
  • Scores of migrants drown off Yemeni coast.

    news Aljazeera: AFP, 06 Jun 2014 (9 years ago )
    At least 60 migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia along with two Yemeni crew members drowned on May 31 in the worst such tragedy off the coast of Yemen this year, the UN has said. "The tragedy is the largest single loss of life of migrants and refugees attempting to reach Yemen via the Red Sea and t...
  • UN Envoy for Somalia welcomes release of hostages, calls for all remaining captives to be released.

    news UNSOM, 09 Jun 2014 (9 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 7 June 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay welcomed the release today of 11 crew members of the ship MV Albedo, held hostage since November 2010, and called for all remaining captives still being held by Somali pirates to be relea...