Posts Tagged ‘internally displaced’


During the annual joint meeting of the Ministers of Finance and economy of the African Union, Commissioner Piebalgs confirmed European Commission’s support to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) by announcing an additional EUR 65.9 million to help keep the peacekeeping force in place and provide them with the means to do their job more easily, including medical care, transport and allowances. (more…)

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Source: IRIN

NAIROBI – Locals told IRIN fresh fighting between pro-government Ahlu Sunna Waljama’a – a traditional Sufi movement – and Al-Shabab broke out in Galgadud region on 3 June and continued for two days. (more…)

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June 9, 2009

NEW YORK – The UN has received just $136 million, or just under one-fourth, of the $543 million it has appealed for to aid the three million civilians who have been displaced by the Pakistani military’s anti-Taliban operations in the country’s restive northwest. (more…)

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