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  • The UN Secretary-General's Message on United Nations Day

    news UNSOM website, 24 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    New York, 24 October, 2014 - The United Nations is needed more than ever at this time of multiple crises. Poverty, disease, terrorism, discrimination and climate change are exacting a heavy toll. Millions of people continue to suffer deplorable exploitation through bonded labour, human trafficking...
  • The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) makes strides towards solutions for refugees in the Horn of Africa

    news UNHCR Website, 25 Sep 2019 (4 years ago )
    UNHCR welcomes the outcome of inter-ministerial stocktaking on the Nairobi Declaration and Action Plan on Durable Solutions by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) that took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia last week. The meeting convened humanitarian and development partners who co...
  • The IKEA Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign raises €10.8¬ million for UNHCR

    news UNHCR, 10 Apr 2015 (9 years ago )
    UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, thanks IKEA customers and co-workers for supporting ‘Brighter Lives for Refugees’, a global cause-related campaign that raised €10.8¬ million for refugees this year. The campaign ran in IKEA stores globally from 1 February to 29 March 2015. During this period, for every...
  • The Crisis Continues: Dollo Ado to Open its Fifth Camp

    news Think Africa Press, 19 Nov 2011 (12 years ago )
    An extremely high level of malnutrition is apparent in Ethiopia's Dollo Ado refugee camps, which continue to expand in response to the on-going crisis in the Horn of Africa. <P>Dollo Ado, Ethiopia: <P>Malnutrition and overcrowding remain a real cause for concern in Dollo Ado, a collection of r...
  • The CEO of IKEA Foundation visits the Dollo Ado camps

    news UNHCR, 10 Sep 2015 (8 years ago )
    Ethiopia-15 September 2015 (UNHCR)-The Chief Executive Officer of the IKEA Foundation, Mr. Per Heggenes, last week visited the five Dollo Ado refugee camps as part of a periodic programme review of different projects funded by the IKEA Foundation. Accompanied by UNHCR Representative Clementine Nkwet...
  • Terrorism fears cripple rotten aid system in hungry Somalia -expert

    news Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:26 GMT, 17 Nov 2014 (9 years ago )
    Recovering malnourished children sit along the corridors of the paediatric ward at the Banadir hospital in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, August 25, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar
  • Tents arrive for Somalia refugees

    news Capital FM Kenya, 17 Jul 2011 (12 years ago )
    NAIROBI, Kenya, July 17- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Sunday morning took delivery of the first consignment of emergency tents destined for Dadaab refugee camp. This is the first in a series of UNHCR emergency airlift flights to bring aid to uprooted Somalis in remote re...
  • Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Ms. Isabella Lövin, visited Dadaab Refugee Camps

    news UNHCR, 19 May 2016 (7 years ago )
    Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Ms. Isabella Lövin, visited Dadaab Refugee Camps. The Minister was accompanied by a high level delegation from the Government of Sweden, officials from the Government of Kenya and UNHCR Country Representatives to Kenya and Somalia. Ms. Löv...
  • Sudanese Refugees Victims of Air Raid

    news Voice of America, 25 Jan 2012 (12 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...
  • Statement of USG for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos

    news UNSOM, 09 Jun 2014 (9 years ago )
    New York, 4 June 2014 - Security Council briefing on the humanitarian situation in Somalia Mr. President, Thank you very much for the opportunity to brief the Council on the humanitarian situation in Somalia. Since the establishment of the Federal Government of Somalia in 2012, optimism over ...