Posts Tagged ‘Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator’

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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UN relief chief warns of humanitarian disaster as drought ravages Somalia and Kenya

Friday, February 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Feberuary 18,2011.

Newyork,17 February 2011 –Severe drought in Somalia has exacerbated the humanitarian crisis in the country with more people becoming internally displaced and others moving into refugee camps across the border in Kenya, as food Read more…

Somalia: UN official urges concerted response to humanitarian crisis

Friday, February 4, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Feberuary 04,2011.

2 February 2011 –The top United Nations humanitarian official today called for a concerted response to the crisis in Somalia, where a worsening drought has led to severe shortages of water, food and pasture, Read more…

Somalia drought ‘threatens two million people’

Friday, February 4, 2011 Comments off

Feberuary 04,2011 Laaska News.

Drought in Somalia is threatening two million people, the vast majority living in zones controlled by radical Islamist insurgents where it is impossible to send aid, a UN official said on Thursday. 
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