Posts Tagged ‘Dadaab’

Somali says troops free 4 foreign aid workers abducted in Kenya

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 Comments off

MOGADISHU, July 2 (Xinhua) — Somali forces had freed four foreign aid workers kidnapped from Kenya by gunmen three days ago, state radio said Monday.

“The Somali government forces managed to forcibly free four foreign aid workers safe and sound,” state-run Mogadishu Radio reported. Read more…

KENYA:Aid agencies suspend activities in Kenya’s refuge camp after blast

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 21, 2011          WAR  IN  SOUTHERN  SOMALIA

By Chrispinus Omar and Stephen Ingati

NAIROBI, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) — The UN International Organization for Migration (IMO) said on Tuesday it, together with other humanitarian agencies, have temporarily suspended their services in Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp in Kenya, on reason of security. Read more…

Kenya:Kenyan security agents escape unhurt in foiled bomb explosion

Sunday, November 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 6 ,2011

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NAIROBI, Nov. 5 (Xinhua) — An explosive device believed to be an anti-personnel mine (landmine) failed to explode when a police vehicle stumbled on it in Hagadera, near the Kenya-Somali border, in another terrorist attempt, Kenyan police said Saturday.

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Somalia:UN agencies boost aid efforts to help Somalis hit by floods, famine and insecurity – UN News

Saturday, November 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 5 ,2011
4 November 2011 –United Nations humanitarian agencies announced today that they are stepping up their support for Somalia as the country faces the combined impact of heavy rains, widespread famine and continuing insecurity in the streets. Read more…

Kenya:Gunmen blow up security vehicle in N Kenya, injuring at least four

Friday, October 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 28,2011

GARISSA, Kenya, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) — Unknown gunmen blew up a Kenyan security vehicle in the Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya, injuring at least four people, officials have confirmed. Read more…

UN decries insecurity along Kenya-Somalia border

Saturday, September 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 24,2011

NAIROBI, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) — The UN humanitarian agency on Saturday decried insecurity along the Kenya-Somalia border and around Dadaab refugee camp in northern part of the east African nation. Read more…

Kenya to host regional conference on drought

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 7,2011
by Peter Mutai and Ronald Njoroge
NAIROBI, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) — Kenya will host a regional summit in Nairobi on Thursday to address the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa caused by the worst drought in the region in the last 60 years. Read more…

Somalia:UN calls on world to help save lives in Somalia – Related News

Monday, August 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 15,2011
At world’s biggest refugee camp, UN relief chief calls for more aid for Somalis
On ‘heartbreaking’ visit to Somalia, UN relief chief urges safe passage for aid workers

arents wait with their malnourished and dehydrated children in a corridor at Banadir Hospital in the Somali capital Mogadishu - PHOTO: UN

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Somalia:UNHCR calls for lasting solution to Somali refugee crisis

Monday, August 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 9,2011
by Ben Ochieng and Wang Yanan
DADAAB, Kenya Aug. 8 (Xinhua) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Read more…

Dadaab:UNICEF intensifies relief efforts at Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp

Sunday, August 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 7,2011
By Ben Ochieng and Wang Yanan
DADAAB, Kenya, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) — With an influx of new arrivals straining resources in the camps and host communities, the UN children’s fund is delivering life-saving support in health and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene and Read more…