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Day: January 5, 2020

Domestic Affairs

Al-Shabab Attacks Military Base Used by US Forces in Kenya

The U.S. military said the security situation was “fluid” at a Kenyan airfield used by U.S. forces after a pre-dawn attack Sunday by the al-Shabab extremist group. The attack destroyed U.S. aircraft and vehicles, Kenyan authorities said, and at least f…

Domestic Affairs

Ukraine: Country Fact Sheet January 2020

The UN Refugee Agency has been working in Ukraine since 1994 and established a country office the following year. A host country agreement was signed in September 1996.Ukraine acceded to the 1951 Convention relating to the status of refugees and the 19…

Domestic Affairs

Outbreak update – Cholera in Somalia, 22 December 2019

26 December 2019 � The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 122 new suspected cases of cholera, with no death, for epidemiological week 51 (16?22 December) in 2019. No suspected cholera cases were reported between epidemiological weeks 1 and 7 d…

Health Maintenance

3 US Military Personnel Killed in Kenya Attack

NAIROBI – Islamic extremists killed three U.S. military personnel Sunday when they attacked a military based used by U.S. and Kenyan forces along the border with Somalia.The extremists stormed past a perimeter surrounding the Manda Bay Airfield, destro…

Health Maintenance Medical and Health

Outbreak update – Cholera in Somalia, 15 December 2019

26 December 2019 � The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 126 new suspected cases of cholera, with two deaths, for epidemiological week 50 (9?15 December) in 2019. No suspected cholera cases were reported between epidemiological weeks 1 and 7 …