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By Tajuddin
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya is violating international law by forcing residents of the world’s largest refugee camp to return to Somalia, an aid agency said Monday. Kenya insists the emptying of Dadaab — home to hundreds of thousands of mostly Somali refugees —...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The repatriation of Somali refugees living in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp is being carried out within the confines of international humanitarian law, a Kenyan official said on Monday. Fazul Mohamed, executive director of Kenya’s NGOs Coordinat...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 26th, 2016
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Geneva, Switzerland ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency today appealed to donors for an additional $115.4 million to fund the voluntary return and reintegration of Somali refugees from Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya. Funding is also required for relocation of refugees from Dadaab to Kakum...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Mar 9th, 2016
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Skopje, Macedonia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The border between Macedonia and Greece has been completely closed for any transit of migrants since morning Wednesday. The new rules affect the migrants that are already traveling along the Balkan route, trying to pass through the Balkans and reach We...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 1st, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 25 child refugees being held, Yusuf Aden has served far longer than the average detention period. Campaigners have called on Egypt to immediately release a 17-year-old Somali refugee, who has been held for nearly six months. Yusuf Mohamed Aden w...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 20th, 2016
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Lilongwe,Malawi (Thomson Reuters Foundation + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Food supplies for thousands of African refugees at a camp in central Malawi are running out fast, U.N. agencies warned on Tuesday, appealing for urgent funds to provide full rations for the coming year. The World Food Program (WFP) sa...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 11th, 2016
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Hargeisa, Somalia’s second capital and the capital of Somaliland administration ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a report published by the UNHCR – Yemeni teen Khayria Abdel Wahab was making the beds in the home where she was a housekeeper when a shattering blast signalled a heavy bombardment. Pani...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 5th, 2016
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Geneva (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Monday said Filippo Grandi began his five-year term as new UN High Commissioner for Refugees on Jan. 1, succeeding Antonio Guterres whose more than 10 years in office ended last week. UNHCR said the new High Commissioner, a UN offici...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 31st, 2015
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Dadaab, Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a report published by the UNHCR – Health workers at the world’s largest refugee complex in Kenya are gaining the upper hand in battling a cholera outbreak that has killed 10 people and sickened around 1,000 others since it broke out last m...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 23rd, 2015
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Nairobi , Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya has received a donation of 5,800 tents from the People’s Republic of China to help boost the voluntary repatriation of Somali refugees back to Somalia. Speaking after she received the donation, Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs Amb. Monica...