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By Tajuddin
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Aug 11th, 2015
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) -According to a report from the OCHA(Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs),tens of thousands of Somali refugees have fled back home from war-torn Yemen since an upsurge in fighting in March, the UN said Tuesday, adding to three million already in need. The refug...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 6th, 2015
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Khartoum ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said over 500 Sudanese arrive every week into refugee camps in South Sudan since last December fleeing the armed conflict in South Kordofan state. The UNHCR said that clashes between the Sudanese army and the Sudan People’s Liberati...
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Jan 29th, 2015
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Nairobi (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) More than 38 thousand Somali children are in danger of dying from starvation, although there is some recovery in the nutritional situation in this country, UN experts noted here today. Somalia has been ravaged by over 20 years of war and the subsequent breakdown of sa...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 14th, 2014
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Mogadishu (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN humanitarian agencies in Somalia will require 863 million U.S. dollars to meet the most urgent needs of 2.76 million Somalis in 2015, a UN relief official said on Thursday. Philippe Lazzarini, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, said the humanitari...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 9th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO)- More than three million people in Somalia — 20% more than last year — need urgent help because of malnutrition, war and other crises, the United Nations said Monday (December 8th). Thousands have been affected by fighting between al-Shabaab, government and Africa...
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Nov 12th, 2014
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New York ( XINHUA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Tuesday that seasonal flooding has been reported in several regions of Somalia, affecting up to 50,000 people. “Humanitarian partners had pre-positioned emergencies supplies ahead ...
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Oct 14th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Philippe Lazzarini, voiced extreme concern over the unfolding humanitarian crisis in southern, central and north-eastern Somalia where numerous communities remain “desperately” in need of water, food and healthcare...
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Sep 29th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT.SO) – Almost 260,000 people, half of them young children, died of hunger during the last famine in Somalia, according to a United Nations report yesterday which admitted the global body should have done more to prevent the tragedy. The toll is much higher than was feared at ...