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  • Aid Organizations Start Mass Vaccinations of Somali Refugee Children

    news Epoch Times, 07 Aug 2011 (10 years ago )
    Aid organizations and the Ethiopian government have started a large-scale vaccination program for Somali refugee children in Ethiopian camps hoping to counteract outbreaks of disease among the malnourished population. The United Nations said it was alarmed Saturday after suspected cases of measle...
  • Bokolmayo Refugee Camp Celebrates International Day of Human Rights

    news UNHCR, 10 Dec 2011 (10 years ago )
    Saturday 10 December saw the Bokolmayo refugee camp in Dollo Ado, Ethiopia celebrating International Day of Human Rights. The day marked the culmination of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence. UNHCR and its humanitarian partners, together with the general refugee community and Ethiopian ...
  • DHC, IKEA CEO visited Kobe & Bur Amino camps

    news , 14 Feb 2012 (9 years ago )
    As part of a two-day mission to Ethiopia (9-10 Feb.), UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner Alexander T. Aleinikoff and the Chief Executive Officer of IKEA Foundation, Mr. Per Heggenes, visited Kobe and Bur Amino camps on 10 February 2012. The two officials appreciated the progress being made to address Ko...
  • Dollo Ado Refugee Camps Say No to Gender Violence

    news UNHCR, 26 Nov 2011 (10 years ago )
    Sixteen Days of Activism against Gender Violence kicked off in all Dollo Ado camps today, with celebrations, drama, theatre, dance, sport and public announcements. November 26th is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and refugees turned out in force to attend the various ...
  • 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...
  • Emergenza Etiopia

    news RSI.ch, 20 Dec 2011 (10 years ago )
    Un essere umano su sette soffre la fame. Ma se ne parla quasi soltanto in occasione di eventi fuori dal comune, come la siccità di portata eccezionale che ha colpito il Corno d’Africa quest’anno. Aggravata da una situazione di guerra in Somalia, ha provocato una nuova ondata di profughi verso i camp...
  • 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 ...
  • Etiopia: un sogno chiamato tenda

    news RSI.ch, 22 Dec 2011 (10 years ago )
    Il viaggio, la fame, la miseria ... sperando in una nuova vita Un essere umano su sette soffre la fame. Ma se ne parla quasi soltanto in occasione di eventi fuori dal comune, come la siccità di portata eccezionale che ha colpito il Corno d’Africa quest’anno. Aggravata da una situazione di gue...
  • Geldof: G8 leaders not as rich, but must still help Africa

    news ITV, 15 May 2012 (9 years ago )
    After spending the last five days with Bob Geldof, I feel that I know his opinion about everything. His forceful rhetoric - delivered at one hundred miles per an hour and sprinkled with a selection of profanities - is what first helped to make the famine in Ethiopia a global issue during the 1980...
  • Health concerns in Ethiopia camps

    news unhcr briefing notes, 02 Sep 2011 (10 years ago )
    UNHCR is becoming extremely concerned about the increasingly poor health state of recent Somali arrivals in Ethiopia. At the Kobe camp, in the Dollo Ado area, medical screening of new arrivals is recording severe acute malnutrition among 19 percent of children. At nearby Hilaweyn, the rate is 16 pe...