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  • Do not risk your lives, Grandi tells Eritrean refugees

    news UNHCR, 04 Feb 2016 (hace 4 años )
    SHIRE, Ethiopia, Feb 2 (UNHCR) – Improving conditions for refugees in camps and expanding programmes for legal pathways outside Ethiopia were both key to reducing the numbers who attempt perilous journeys to reach safety, Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said as he met Eritrean...
  • UNHCR awards Somali refugees who won regional art competition

    news UNHCR, 24 Dec 2015 (hace 4 años )
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 24 (UNHCR)-At a brief ceremony held here earlier this week, the UNHCR Representative in Ethiopia, Mrs. Clementine Nkweta-Salami, awarded prizes to three talented Somali refugees who won a regional art competition under the theme ‘Home’, reflecting on ‘Durable Solution...
  • UNHCR initiated an innovative pilot project, the IDEAS BOX, in Dollo Ado

    news UNHCR, 18 Dec 2015 (hace 4 años )
    In Dollo Ado, UNHCR initiated an innovative pilot project, the IDEAS BOX, a multi-media library, for Somali refugee children and youth. The project is implemented by Save the Children and Libraries without Borders, in coordination with UNHCR Innovations Unit in Geneva. Facilitated by the governmen...
  • The CEO of IKEA Foundation visits the Dollo Ado camps

    news UNHCR, 10 Sep 2015 (hace 4 años )
    Ethiopia-15 September 2015 (UNHCR)-The Chief Executive Officer of the IKEA Foundation, Mr. Per Heggenes, last week visited the five Dollo Ado refugee camps as part of a periodic programme review of different projects funded by the IKEA Foundation. Accompanied by UNHCR Representative Clementine Nkwet...
  • IKEA Foundation donates €38 million to UNHCR for refugees in Africa

    news UNHCR, 08 Jul 2015 (hace 4 años )
    The €38 million grant will support the socio-economic wellbeing of refugee families and the communities hosting them in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso. Addis Ababa, JULY 8, 2015: The UN refugee agency announced today that it has received a grant of €38¬ million from the IKEA Foundation, its largest priv...
  • Picasso would be proud: talented Somali refugee dreams of new life in America to honour father who died for his art

    news UNHCR, 30 Jun 2015 (hace 4 años )
    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 30 (UNHCR) – It’s been said that if you suffer for your art, you will never die. For 16 year-old Abdirahim Abdulkadir Osman, his father’s brutal murder at the hands of Al Shabaab may prove not to have been in vain as the talented Somali refugee artist and his family look ...
  • The IKEA Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign raises €10.8¬ million for UNHCR

    news UNHCR, 10 Apr 2015 (hace 5 años )
    UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, thanks IKEA customers and co-workers for supporting ‘Brighter Lives for Refugees’, a global cause-related campaign that raised €10.8¬ million for refugees this year. The campaign ran in IKEA stores globally from 1 February to 29 March 2015. During this period, for every...
  • Poles pop up in Dollo Ado camps!

    news UNHCR, 10 Sep 2013 (hace 6 años )
    UNHCR’s partner AHADA are busy installing 310 solar powered street lights thanks to funding from the IKEA Foundation and ECHO. CEO of the IKEA Foundation, Mr Per Heggenes checked out the lights on a recent visit to the camp. The lights are already reportedly creating a greater sense of safety and co...
  • Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia get new camp in north of country

    news UNHCR, 13 Jun 2013 (hace 6 años )
    HITSATS, Ethiopia, June 13 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has opened a new camp in northern Ethiopia to house the increasing number of Eritrean refugees entering the country. A total 776 Eritrean refugees have already been transferred to Hitsats Camp, which can house up to 20,000 refugees. "This...
  • Somalia: A Famine Crisis One Year On - Lives Saved and Lessons Learned

    news AllAfrica.com, 01 Aug 2012 (hace 7 años )
    Dollo Ado — A year after the onset of the Somalia famine, Aden Yusef Kabey can laugh at the pain he endured. He has regained the body weight he lost over the past year. He can walk, eat and sleep. "I've come back from the dead," says the 22-year-old. "Now I want to have a future and take full adv...