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  • New Satellite Imagery

    news German Federal Agency for Technical Relief, 05 Aug 2011 (10 years ago )
    To support the aid work of the German Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) the ZKI produced maps of the Dolo Ado region showing the refugee camps along the Genale river between Dolo Ado and Bokol Mayo in Ethiopia.
  • Efforts turn to Ethiopia camps and Mogadishu airlift, as Horn of Africa crisis deepens

    news UNHCR, 09 Aug 2011 (10 years ago )
    In Ethiopia, the relocation of Somali refugees from the over-crowded transit centre in Dollo Ado town to the new camp at Hilaweyn saw its fourth day on Monday. Since the start of the operation on August 5th some 4,000 refugees have been moved. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) which...
  • Relocation to the Ifo II part of Ifo extension has begun

    news UNHCR, 19 Aug 2011 (10 years ago )
    In Kenya, UNHCR began populating yesterday (Thursday, 18 August) a new part of the Dadaab refugee complex to provide shelter for tens of thousands of new Somali refugees and to ease the chronic overcrowding of the existing camps - namely Dagahaley, Ifo and Hagadera. The first group to occupy ten...
  • UNHCR experts sent to remote Ethiopian area to help 18,000 Somalis

    news www.unhcr.org, 23 Aug 2011 (10 years ago )
    NAIROBI, Kenya, August 23 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has sent a team of experts in several disciplines to a remote area of eastern Ethiopia where some 18,000 Somali refugees are in urgent need of aid after fleeing their country. The UNHCR team sent to Gode includes specialists in health, nut...
  • UNHCR scaling up operations inside Somalia

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 9/09/2011, 09 Sep 2011 (10 years ago )
    Amid assessments of a somewhat improved security situation in some parts of Somalia, UNHCR is scaling up its presence in Somalia’s border regions and in Mogadishu. Yesterday, a UNHCR team undertook a mission to Liboi (Kenya) and Dobley (Lower Juba), which is the main transit point on the route to Da...
  • Huge suicide blast kills many in Mogadishu

    news BBC News, 04 Oct 2011 (10 years ago )
    At least 55 people have been killed by a huge suspected suicide blast near government buildings in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, say officials. <p>Eyewitnesses said a truck carrying explosives was driven into a gate near a government ministry and detonated. <p>A spokesman for the Islamist mil...
  • Angelina Jolie appeals to governments to step up life-saving efforts in the Horn of Africa

    news UNHCR Press Release, 05 Oct 2011 (10 years ago )
    GENEVA, October 4 (UNHCR) - UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie on Tuesday urged the international community to scale up its efforts to deal with the crisis in the Horn of Africa, saying the lives of hundreds of thousands of refugees depended on it. <P>In a speech in Geneva to the annual mee...
  • Heavy rains hit thousands of displaced Somalis in region

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 04 Nov 2011 (10 years ago )
    Thousands of displaced Somalis have been affected by heavy rains and flooding in parts of Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia. <P>In Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, the rains have flooded the shelters of some 2,800 people in Sigale IDP camp. In response, UNHCR has distributed 4,500 assistance kits with pla...
  • New Camp for Somali Refugees Opens in Ethiopia

    news Voice of America, 02 Dec 2011 (9 years ago )
    New Camp for Somali Refugees Opens in Ethiopia
  • Refugee Camps in the Horn of Africa at Risk

    news UNHCR, 13 Jan 2012 (9 years ago )
    UNHCR is increasingly concerned about insecurity in and around camps hosting hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees in the Horn of Africa. The situation is particularly worrying, complex and tenuous in the Dadaab refugee camps in northern Kenya where the threat of improvised explosive devices,...