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By Tajuddin
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Aug 4th, 2015
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Geneva ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Accordance to a press release ( summary by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards ), Almost 100,000 people have fled Yemen since conflict erupted there in late March but UNHCR’s regional response to this outflow is just one fifth funded. In Somalia, where over 28,000 pe...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 9th, 2015
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Asmara , Eritrea ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to some Eritrean Websites , The Eritrean Ministry of National Development, UNHCR and the Office of Refugee Affairs (ORA) signed an agreement to ensure international protection for 2,820 Somali refugees in the Umkulu camp in Eritrea in January. The par...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 21st, 2015
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Nairobi (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN refugee agency said Wednesday that some 826 Somali refugees living in northern Kenya have voluntarily returned home since a pilot project was launched on Dec. 8 last year. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in its bi- weekly Update that a ...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 19th, 2014
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Nairobi ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Some 120 Somali refugees living in Kenya were repatriated back to their native Somalia on Thursday, from which they had fled two decades ago following the outbreak of civil war. “The convoy is made up of three buses escorted by security personnel ...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 12th, 2014
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Nairobi ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The International Organisation of Migration ( IOM), in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees ( UNHCR) early this week embarked on a voluntary repatriation of 94 Somali refugees living in Kenya. The exercise, which started on Monday ...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 12th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Acting Interior Minister Abdullahi Godah Bare said there are some ten thousands Somali refugees who are registered to return voluntarily from Kenya to Somalia, he was speaking in a ceremony to launch a new agency for resettlement of refugees and IDPs held at conferenc...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 9th, 2014
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Nairobi ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have began the voluntary repatriation of 94 Somali refugees from Kenya, 23 years after conflict and famine drove them from their homeland. The refugees, from the s...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 8th, 2014
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Sanaa ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — At least 18 migrants from Ethiopia drowned while trying to reach the coast of Yemen, according to the United Nations refugee agency, which has recorded a sharp increase this year in the number of people who died while attempting the crossing, mainly from the Horn of ...
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Nov 28th, 2014
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Kano, Nigeria (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 50 people were killed Friday when gunmen opened fire and exploded bombs in the Kano, Nigeria, central mosque, eyewitnesses said. The attack was presumed to be the work of Boko Haram. The mosque is adjacent to the palace of the Emir of Kano, the ...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 21st, 2014
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Nairobi ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN refugee agency has sought to allay the concerns of hundreds of thousands of refugees facing food ration cuts in northern Kenya and stressed that these are not linked to the repatriation of Somalis. “We call for calm in camps. The reduction of food rations i...