Category Archives: Business & Finance

BIG EXPLOSION HEARD IN SOMALI CAPITAL MOGADISHU

A big explosion was heard in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday, with a plume of smoke seen above the scene of blast, a Reuters witne…

Panellists Share Best Practices, Discuss Ways to Strength Institutional Frameworks for South-South Cooperation, During Second Day of High-Level Conference

BUENOS AIRES, The Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) held three panel discussions today, tackling ways …

IRIN becomes The New Humanitarian

You may have noticed that IRIN has changed its name.

IRIN has been providing field reporting on humanitarian crises for nearly 20 years in a way no other inst…

‘OUR DARKEST OF DAYS’: PM ARDERN VOICES NEW ZEALAND’S GRIEF

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday praised the bravery and courage by mosque worshippers as a lone gunman massacred their friends and fa…

Somalia: Humanitarian Dashboard – February 2019 (issued on 18 March 2019)

Dry conditions have worsened in Somalia, with humanitarian partners across the country reporting critical water shortages during the month of February…

UNHCR Operational Update, 15 March 2019

24M people in need

3.34 M displaced in the last three years

81% of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) displaced for more than one year

1M IDP returnees

1.2M …

Joint AU-UN team examines the implementation of the Somalia Transition Plan

Mogadishu, A visiting African Union and United Nations (AU-UN) delegation winds up its weeklong assessment tour of Somalia this weekend, after evaluati…

UNHCR Monthly Protection Update – Refugee Status Determination (RSD) January 2019

Monthly Trend of Asylum Seekers

During the reporting period, a total of 1,744 new asylum seekers were registered at the Refugee Desk in Kampala including 9…

US Military Attacks al-Shabab for Third Time This Week

PENTAGON The U.S. military has carried out three airstrikes against al-Shabab militants in Somalia in less than a week, continuing a rapid pace that could …

Somalia: Drought Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA), DREF n: MDRSO007 / PSO037

Dry hot conditions continue to prevail across Somaliland, leading to rapid deterioration in rangeland resources as well as access to water and food secur…