Archive for the ‘Drought and Starvation’ Category

Somalia:Half of Somali kids underfed – UN

Thursday, January 19, 2012 Comments off

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Over 50 percent of Somali children are underfed which is the largest rate in the world, the UN reported Wednesday. Read more…

Somalia:250,000 Somalis face famine – Report

Saturday, November 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov.19,2011

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According to a UN report, about 250,000 Somalis are facing famine.

The document that was published on Friday says that the volatile country is seeing the worst food crisis in the world. Read more…

Somalia:ICRC resumes food distribution in southern Somalia after air strike

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 2 ,2011
NAIROBI, Nov. 2 (Xinhua) — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has resumed its distribution of food to over 6, 000 displaced people in a camp in Jilib district, southern Somalia after an airstrike killed at least five people and dozens others at a refugee camp, said a statement from the relief agency on Wednesday. Read more…

Turkey sends 5,000 tons of humanitarian aid to Somalia

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 19,2011
ANKARA, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) — A ship loaded with 5,000 tons of humanitarian aid has set sail for Somalia, the Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate Tuesday said in a statement.

The statement said the ship, carrying humanitarian aid worth 16 million TL (about 10 million U.S. dollars), left the Mersin Port in southern Turkey for Read more…

Somalia:Turkish medics treat 30,000 Somalis in Mogadishu

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 18,2011

ANKARA, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) — Nearly 30,000 Somalis have been treated in tent hospitals and shelters set up by the Turkish Health Ministry in Mogadishu, the capital of famine-stricken Somalia, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported Monday. Read more…

Somalia:Dhaawacyadii Halista ahaa ee Qaraxii Xarunta Wasaaradaha oo loo qaaday Turkiga – SAWIRRO

Friday, October 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 7,2011
Muqdisho,Somalia – Warka dhaawacyadan

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Somalia:Hargeysa oo Deeq Gaarsiisay Muqdisho & Sida loosoo Dhaweeyay- SAWIRRO

Sunday, September 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 25,2011
Muqdisho – Waxaa shalay magaalada Muqdisho  soo gaaray gargaar loogu tala galay dadka ay waxyeeleysay Abaaraha, kana yimid Somaliland oo ay wadaan wafdi ka kooban 6 qof oo uu hogaaminayo Gudoomiyaha Rugta Ganacsiga,uuna ka mid yahay Mr. Hadraawi.


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World Bank steps up famine aid

Saturday, September 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 24,2011

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World Bank President Robert Zoellick has announced a decision to quadruple Read more…

Somalia:Warka TFG da -Deeqda Somaliland,Kulanka Baarlamaanka & Gud.Baarlamaanka oo la kulmi Doona Soomaalida Kunool Minneapolis

Saturday, September 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 24,2011


Guddoomiyaha Baarlamaanka Oo La Hadli Doona Soomaalida Minneapolis Ku Nool
Kulankii Baarlamaanka Oo Lasoo Gabagabeeyay

Wafdi Ka Socday Soomaaliland Oo Uu Ka Mid Ahaa Abwaan Read more…

UN food chief: famine relief focus on youngest

Saturday, September 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 24,2011
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The World Food Program is moving to address hunger among the most vulnerable in famine-ravaged Horn of Africa – young children and their mothers, the U.N. food chief said Friday. Read more…