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UN food chief: famine relief focus on youngest

Saturday, September 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 24,2011
By ANITA SNOW 
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…

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…

Ghana schoolboy launches solo famine fundraiser – AP

Saturday, August 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 13,2011                  Andrew Adansi-Bonnah is 11.
By FRANCIS KOKUTSE 

 ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — As international aid agencies scramble for donations for East Africa’s famine victims, one multi-million-dollar fundraising drive has come from an unexpected source: a West African schoolboy.

Andrew Adansi-Bonnah is 11. And during his eight-week school holiday, he wants to raise 20 million Ghanaian cedis – or about $13 million – for his cause by walking office to office Read more…

Somalia:Ra’isul Wasaaraha Soomaaliya oo Qaabilay Wafdi ka Socday Q.M. – WAR SAXAAFADEED+ SAWIRRO

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 9,2011


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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:UN calls for more funds to save lives across Horn of Africa – UN News + Related News

Saturday, July 30, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 30,2011

After a 25-day trek from Somalia, a family arrives at Dadaab camp in Kenya and receives a 15-day food ration from WFP

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Somalia:Diyaaarado gar gaar siday oo Muqdisho soo gaaaray

Friday, July 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 29,2011

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Somalia:WFP oo Raashiin Gar Gaar kasoo dejisay Muqdisho.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 27,2011

Abaare Shantii Galabnimo ee Maanta ayaa waxaa garoonka Diyaaradaha ee Aadan Cadde International Airport ee magaalada Muqdisho kasoo degay diyaarad siday raashiin gar gaar ah taasi oo ay hay,adda WFP ugu talagashay inay ku taageerto dadka Abaaraha uga Read more…

Somalia:Drought forces massive exodus from Somalia

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 26,2011
Japan’s government has decided to provide 5 million dollars in emergency financial aid “-FM

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UN News:Aid to Horn of Africa must be linked to boosting long-term food security – Ban

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 26,2011
Security Council Press Statement on Situation in Somalia

Thousands of Somalis have fled their country to escape famine that exists in two regions of southern Somalia

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