Posts Tagged ‘Kenya’

UN; Date: 05 Apr 2011

UN Women Executive Director Ms. Michelle Bachelet has raised concerns over insecurity facing Somali women and girls in refugee camps in Kenya. (more…)

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NAIROBI, 5 April 2011 (IRIN)

Just when he thought he had found sanctuary in Kenya, Hassan Abdulle, 43, says he was ordered by security officials there to cross the nearby border back into the battle-scarred Somali town of Bulo Hawo. (more…)

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation; Written By:Rose Kamau/Agencies,

Posted: Sun, Apr 03, 2011

The heads of three United Nations agencies on Sunday expressed concern over the living conditions of more than 314,000 Somali refugees at three camps in Dadaab in northeastern Kenya. (more…)

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NAIROBI, 28 February 2011 (IRIN) – With aid groups having pulled out of camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) and more people fleeing violence in Mogadishu, the plight of IDPs is at its most extreme, say civil society sources and local aid workers in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. (more…)

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GAROWE/GALKAYO/NAIROBI, 3 February 2011 (IRIN) – As drought threatens Somalia once more, humanitarians are becoming increasingly concerned about how they will reach food insecure communities living in areas controlled by armed groups. (more…)

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NAIROBI, 24 January 2011 (IRIN) – Fleeing Somalia may mean an end to dodging bullets and living in fear, but for many Somalis who manage to cross the border into Kenya, it is also the start of a long and difficult journey as a refugee. (more…)

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Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Date: 29 Oct 2010

UNHCR is alarmed by a fast deteriorating humanitarian situation at the northern part of the Kenya-Somali border. This week we have seen hundreds of Somalis continuing to flee clashes between Al-Shabaab and Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa, a militia group allied to the transitional Somali Government, in the Somali border town of Beled Hawo.


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