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Somalia:Top UN relief official urges “every effort” to help famine-hit Somalia

Thursday, August 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 18,2011


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Somalia:WFP expands relief work in famine-hit Somalia

Sunday, August 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 14,2011
By KATHARINE HOURELD (AP)
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The World Food Program said Saturday that it is expanding its food distribution efforts in famine-struck Somalia, where the U.N. estimates that only 20 percent of people needing aid are getting it. Read more…

Libya War:Libya suffers continued bombardment as humanitarian situation worsens

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 10,2011

TRIPOLI, May 10 (Xinhua) — A series of blasts rocked Tripoli overnight Monday into early Tuesday as warplanes roared over the capital of the violence-wracked North African country. Read more…

Drought-hit Somalia on brink of humanitarian disaster, warns UN expert

Thursday, March 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News March 03,2011

2 March 2011 –A United Nations human rights expert today called on the international community to step up efforts to address the impact of the devastating drought in Somalia, warning that the country is on the brink of a Read more…

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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