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  • UNHCR initiated an innovative pilot project, the IDEAS BOX, in Dollo Ado

    news UNHCR, 18 Dec 2015 (6 years ago )
    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 (6 years ago )
    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...
  • 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.
  • New Camp for Somali Refugees Opens in Ethiopia

    news Voice of America, 02 Dec 2011 (10 years ago )
    New Camp for Somali Refugees Opens in Ethiopia
  • Somalia: A Famine Crisis One Year On - Lives Saved and Lessons Learned

    news, 01 Aug 2012 (9 years ago )
    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...
  • UNHCR calls for rapid response to measles threat in Somali refugee camps in Ethiopia

    news UNHCR, 06 Aug 2011 (10 years ago )
    The UN refugee agency today expressed growing alarm over the plight of refugees in the Dollo Ado camps in south-eastern Ethiopia following an outbreak of suspected measles. <P>UNHCR fears the outbreak could lead to high mortality and serious illness in an already vulnerable refugee population who...
  • UNHCR helps relocate Somali refugees to new camp in eastern Ethiopia

    news UNHCR, 05 Aug 2011 (10 years ago )
    DOLLO ADO, Ethiopia, August 5 (UNHCR) The UN refugee agency, in partnership with the Ethiopian government and the International Organization for Migration, on Friday began the relocation of nearly 15,000 Somali refugees who have been living in a crowded transit centre in the eastern region of Dollo ...
  • East Africa drought: Somalis engulf Ethiopian town

    news BBC, 08 Jul 2011 (10 years ago )
    This small, remote border town is rapidly becoming one of the focal points of the drought emergency in the Horn of Africa. Two thousand or so Somali refugees who are now arriving here each day from across the border are forcing a long-running refugee assistance operation to be ramped up to deal w...
  • Unaccompanied Somali teens at risk in bid to reach safety in Ethiopia

    news UNHCR News Stories, 30 September 2011, 30 Sep 2011 (10 years ago )
    DOLLO ADO, Ethiopia, September 30 (UNHCR) – When Hassen Ibrahim arrived recently in Ethiopia, the teenager had not seen his parents for more than two years. "As the eldest son, I stayed behind to take care of my grandmother, who was too sick to travel," explained the 15-year-old, shortly after cross...
  • Ethiopia Opens New Camp for Somali refugees

    news UNHCR, 01 Dec 2011 (10 years ago )
    Hundreds of Somali refugees in southern Ethiopia’s Dollo Ado region have been relocated from an overcrowded transit centre to a new camp, Bur Amino. The camp was opened on Wednesday and became the fifth one in the Dollo Ado region. The first group of some 400 refugees has been moved by bus from ...