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  • Somalia: A Famine Crisis One Year On - Lives Saved and Lessons Learned

    news AllAfrica.com, 01 Aug 2012 (10 years ago )
    Dollo Ado — A year after the onset of the Somalia famine, Aden Yusef Kabey can laugh at the pain he endured. He has regained the body weight he lost over the past year. He can walk, eat and sleep. "I've come back from the dead," says the 22-year-old. "Now I want to have a future and take full adv...
  • Refugees lament losses as fire razes market in Kenya's Dadaab camp

    news UNHCR, 03 Aug 2012 (10 years ago )
    DADAAB, Kenya, August 2 (UNHCR) – A devastating fire that razed a market in Kenya's Dadaab refugee complex last weekend has highlighted the need for better fire safety preparedness and response in the world's largest refugee camp. The fire started on Sunday evening in the market of Dagahaley camp...
  • UNHCR alarm on health risks for refugees in South Sudan

    news www.unhcr.org, 31 Aug 2012 (10 years ago )
    Conditions in South Sudan’s refugee camps have continued to worsen over the past few days under the strain of continuing large refugee inflows and flooding from torrential rains. The health situation has at this point become UNHCR’s priority concern, and we are watching closely for possible outbreak...
  • Announcing the Winners of the Global HackForGood

    news Technology for Good, 20 Jun 2013 (9 years ago )
    There was such overwhelming interest in our Global Hack for Good on World Refugee Day – we could not accommodate all that wanted to participate! So we are announcing the old fashioned way – on Facebook and Twitter! First, the challenge: The number of forcibly displaced people around the worl...
  • Houthi media: Air strike on Yemen army HQ kills scores

    news Al Jazeera And Reuters, 08 Jun 2015 (7 years ago )
    At least 44 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in an air strike at the Yemeni army headquarters in the capital Sanaa, according to the Houthi-run Saba news agency. Earlier on Sunday, army officials said that four explosions shook the compound in central Sanaa, where soldiers allied...
  • At least 43 killed in Yemen clashes as parties prepare for talks

    news Reuters/Stringer, 10 Jun 2015 (7 years ago )
    At least 43 people were killed in heavy fighting in Yemen overnight and on Wednesday between supporters of exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and the country's dominant Houthi group, residents, tribal and medical sources said. The clashes erupted ahead of U.N.-sponsored talks in Geneva next ...
  • Anti-Houthi forces in Yemen seize Saudi border crossing

    news Reuters, 24 Jun 2015 (7 years ago )
    Army forces loyal to Yemen's exiled president seized a border crossing with Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, officials in the area and witnesses said, dealing a rare blow to the country's dominant Houthi group. The Houthis and their allies in Yemen's army control three other crossings with the kingdom, w...
  • Yemeni anti-rebel forces recapture Aden airport

    news Al Jazeera And AFP, 14 Jul 2015 (7 years ago )
    Yemeni forces backed up by the Arab-led coalition have recaptured Aden's international airport from Houthi rebels as heavy combat took place across the port city following the collapse of a humanitarian truce, the exiled government said. Forces loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi als...
  • 116 Somali refugees return from Dadaab camps to Mogadishu, spearheading new phase of voluntary repatriation

    news http://www.unhcr.org/55c1fadd9.html, 05 Aug 2015 (7 years ago )
    The arrival at Mogadishu International Airport today of 116 Somali refugees from Kenya marks a new chapter in the voluntary return process. Earlier in the morning, the two planes took off from Dadaab in Northeastern Kenya, the largest refugee settlement in the world, still hosting 333,000 Somali ref...
  • Car bombings in two Somali cities kill 21

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 23 Aug 2015 (7 years ago )
    At least 21 people have been killed in car bomb attacks in two cities in Somalia, police and military sources have said. A car exploded in the capital Mogadishu at a busy junction on Saturday evening, killing at least five people. "So far we know five civilians died in this evening's blast and...