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  • Panoramic Photos, Dollo Ado refugee camp

    news http://bavaria360.de, 09 Jul 2012 (10 years ago )
    Photographer Juergen Schrader recently took these panoramic, 360 degree shots in Dollo Ado's Melkadida camp, which is home to approximately 40,000 Somali refugees: http://bavaria360.de/melkadida/melkadida.html Patients line up to avail of German NGO Humedica's medical services in a camp health p...
  • Olympic Spirit in Dadaab

    news UNHCR, 09 Aug 2012 (10 years ago )
    DADAAB, Kenya, 9 August (UNHCR) – The cheering from their fans is unlikely to have much effect on this football team drawn from the five sprawling refugee camps at Dadaab: all the members of EL-MAN DEAF FC have limited or no hearing. That has not stopped them playing well. Earlier this month – sh...
  • UNHCR alarmed at fragile security situation in Rakhine State

    news www.unhcr.org, www.unhcr.fr, 31 Aug 2012 (10 years ago )
    We are very concerned about reports we are receiving concerning the tense and fragile security situation in the areas affected by the recent violence in Rakhine State. Even though the situation appears calm, we are still getting reports of violence and new displacements. In the days ahead, anyone...
  • Somalia’s Hawa Aden Mohamed wins the 2012 Nansen Refugee Award

    news http://www.unhcr.org/nansen, 19 Sep 2012 (10 years ago )
    Embargo: 11:30 AM CET, 18 SEPTEMBER, 2012 Somalia’s Hawa Aden Mohamed wins the 2012 Nansen Refugee Award GENEVA, 18 September, 2012 – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced today in Geneva that this year’s Nansen Refugee Award goes to Hawa Aden Mohamed, the founder an...
  • US to name first envoy to Somalia in decades.

    news Aljazeera, 03 Jun 2014 (8 years ago )
    President Barack Obama is set to announce the first American ambassador to Somalia since the civil war erupted more than 20 years ago, according to a US diplomat. "As a reflection both of our deepening relationship with the country and of our faith that better times are ahead, the president will ...
  • Aid Organizations Start Mass Vaccinations of Somali Refugee Children

    news Epoch Times, 07 Aug 2011 (11 years ago )
    Aid organizations and the Ethiopian government have started a large-scale vaccination program for Somali refugee children in Ethiopian camps hoping to counteract outbreaks of disease among the malnourished population. The United Nations said it was alarmed Saturday after suspected cases of measle...
  • Horn of Africa drought: UK charities boost Somalia aid

    news BBC News, 13 Jul 2011 (11 years ago )
    British aid agencies are preparing to expand their activities in Somalia to help some of the 10 million people at risk of starvation in East Africa. Relief operations have been constrained by the security situation in Somalia. But Islamist militant group al-Shabab last week announced it was li...
  • UNHCR aid makes a difference in Mogadishu, but still not enough

    news UNHCR, 18 Aug 2011 (11 years ago )
    MOGADISHU, Somalia, August 18 (UNHCR) – Kadija is in shock. Over the past two weeks, the 32-year-old Somali has lost her livelihood, fled her rural home and ended up in a dismal settlement in one of the most dangerous cities on earth. "I don't have my own house and my children can't go out and pl...
  • Flooding Hits Kakuma

    news UNHCR SO Kakuma, 11 Aug 2011 (11 years ago )
    On 11 August Kakuma was inundated with torrential rains which caused flooding in various parts of the camp and surrounding areas. Many refugee shelters were destroyed and dykes and river banks were severely eroded in a number of locations placing refugees and humanitarian workers at risk. A vehicl...
  • Joint Protection Mission to Kakuma

    news UNHCR SO Kakuma, 19 Aug 2011 (11 years ago )
    A mission is being organized from 24 August to 2 September to assess the key protection and displacement concerns in relation to the current drought facing the Turkana region of Kenya. The mission will assess the capacity of UNHCR and partners to respond to the protection concerns of those affected...