Category Archives: General

Victim Assistance Assessment Report in Somalia

This report was commissioned by the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) Somalia and the Somali Explosive Management Authority (SEMA) to identify …

Somalia: Capital’s only ambulance service banned from Mogadishu blast scenes

MOGADISHU, Police in Somalia have ordered the only ambulance service in the capital, Mogadishu, to stop going to bomb blast scenes for security reasons.

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Libya: Tripoli – Flash Update No. 2 (08 April 2019)

Five days into the escalation of clashes in and around Tripoli, the humanitarian community remains concerned about the increasing humanitarian impact o…

Somalia Humanitarian Bulletin, 1 March – 3 April 2019

Drier than normal conditions prevail.

Children on the move.

Explosive devices impeding aid operations.

Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia exit inte…

Bulletin: Cholera and AWD Outbreaks in Eastern and Southern Africa, Regional Update for 2019 – as of 1 April 2019

Approximately 3,385 cholera / AWD cases including 19 deaths have been reported in 10 out of the 21 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR); w…

Humanitarian funds release US$45.7 million for life-saving assistance in Somalia [EN/SO]

Mogadishu, The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) and the Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF) released a combined US$45.7 million today …

Humanitarian funds release US$45.7 million for life-saving assistance in Somalia [EN/SO]

Mogadishu, The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) and the Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF) released a combined US$45.7 million today …

Japan helps bring quality education and protection services to children affected by emergencies in Somalia

MOGADISHU, A generous contribution from the Government of Japan will once again help UNICEF provide much needed education and protection assistance to S…

Future Uncertain as Kenya Threatens to Close Daadab Refugee Camp

NAIROBI The future for a quarter million refugees in Kenya is uncertain as authorities are threatening once again to close the 25-year-old Daadab camp on t…

Somalia Not Ready for Massive Refugee Return, UN Warns

GENEVA The U.N. refugee agency has warned that a large-scale return of refugees from Kenya’s Dadaab camp could exacerbate the humanitarian crisis …