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  • A Worsening Humanitarian Situation

    news , 18 Aug 2011 (12 years ago )
    A Worsening Humanitarian Situation Somalia is at the heart of one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world today. Twenty years of conflict and waves of drought have uprooted a quarter of the country\'s 7.5 million people. As the region faces its most severe drought in 60 years, the Somali ex...
  • 6 Killed In Heavy Clashes In Southern Somalia

    news AMISOM daily media, 14 Jul 2015 (8 years ago )
    At least six people, including four Al-Shabaab militants and two Somali military officers were killed on Tuesday after attacks by Al-Shabaab in Bay town in southern Somalia, officials and witnesses said. Senior military officer Adow Jim’ale said the deceased were killed in an attack on a military ba...
  • 116 Somali refugees return from Dadaab camps to Mogadishu, spearheading new phase of voluntary repatriation

    news, 05 Aug 2015 (8 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...
  • #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...
  • "No time to lose" in tackling FGM and child marriage - UNICEF

    news Thomson Reuters Foundation - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:15 GMT, 22 Jul 2014 (9 years ago )
    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Booming population growth in regions where child marriage and female genital mutilation are common threatens to undermine progress on tackling both abuses, which blight the lives of hundreds of millions of girls, experts say. The number of girls mutilated is ...
  • "No peace means no life" - Somali women call for peace

    news UNSOM, 10 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 10 September 2014 - Women in Mogadishu have today raised their voices, calling for peace. This was during a dialogue hosted by the Banadir Regional Women’s Authority - which is charged with advocating for the safety and rights of women in the Banadir Region - on the issues affecting wome...