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Yemeni group receives prestigious UN award for assisting refugees – UN News

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 14,2011

The Society for Humanitarian Solidarity patrols 600 km of the Yemeni coast to help boat arrivals on the Gulf of Aden and Red Sea. Read more…

Somalia:Madaxweyne Shariif oo qaabilay wafdi ka socday hey’adda UNHCR

Thursday, September 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 1,2011

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Somalia:UNHCR airlifts more emergency food supplies to Somalia

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 31,2011
by Peter Mutai
NAIROBI, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) — The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday it is airlifting 240 metric tonnes of aid from Saudi Arabia to Somalia over the Eid period to help famine-stricken Somalis. Read more…

SOMALIA:UNHCR says Somali exodus slows in Horn of Africa

Saturday, August 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 27,2011
 by Peter Mutai
NAIROBI, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) — The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has noted an evolving displacement pattern during August with Read more…

Somalia’s famine may deteriorate further, senior UN official warns

Thursday, August 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 11,2011
UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) — A senior UN official on Wednesday warned that the famine in Somalia has not seen “the peak of the crisis as further deterioration is considered likely.” Read more…

Somalia:UN begins humanitarian airlift to Somalia

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 10,2011
GENEVA, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) — A plane carrying humanitarian aid supplies had landed in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, the Geneva-based United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) announced on Tuesday. Read more…

Somalia:UNHCR airlifts emergency food aid to Mogadishu

Monday, August 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 9,2011
MOGADISHU, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) — The UN refugee agency on Monday began airlifting emergency humanitarian aid to the Somali capital Mogadishu, the first undertaken by the world body in five years. Read more…

Nearly half of fund appeal on east Africa famine complete: OCHA

Saturday, August 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 6,2011
GENEVA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) — The overall appeal put up by the UN-led humanitarian cluster to tackle famine in Horn of Africa (HOA) had been 45 Read more…

Somalia:UNHCR set to airlift humanitarian aid to Somalia

Saturday, August 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 6,2011
by Chrispine Omar
NAIROBI, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) — The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said its humanitarian airlift to Somalia, a first in more than five years, is scheduled Read more…

Somalia:Fighting hampers UN humanitarian assistance to Mogadishu

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 3,2011
GENEVA, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) — Humanitarian assistance by the United Nations to the drought inflicted Somali capital Mogadishu has been severely limited by the ongoing fighting, the Geneva-based UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday. Read more…