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SOMALIA / MEDICAL SUPPLIES

The Belet Wyene hospital in the Hiraan region of South-Central Somalia now lacks life-saving drugs and medical equipment needed to treat the influx of patients. Djiboutian troops serving under the African Union Peacekeeping mission forSomaliahave donated medical suppliers to the hospital, the only one in the region, ahead of the rainy season. UN AU IST

26 Oct 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / POLICE

Two hundred officers from the Somali Police Force (SPF) leftMogadishu,Somalia's capital, on Thursday (January 17) for neighbouringDjiboutiwhere they will participate in a two-month training course organized by the police component of the African Union Mission in Somalia. AU/UN IST

18 Jan 2013 | Read More »

DENMARK / WILLIAM AND KATE

William and Kate, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, made a special visit to UNICEF's Emergency Supply Centre in Denmark, to help put the global spotlight back on the crisis in East Africa. UNICEF

3 Nov 2011 | Read More »

ROME / HORN OF AFRICA FOLLOW-UP

Director General of UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Jacques Diouf said today that agricultural production has been reduced even in Somalia’s most productive areas and that underinvestment, degradation of resources and conflict “have exacerbated this serious problem.” FAO / FILE

18 Aug 2011 | Read More »

UN / HORN OF AFRICA EMERGENCY WRAP

The international community rallied today to the aid of drought and famine-affected populations in the Horn of Africa with an immediate, twin-track programme designed to avert an imminent humanitarian catastrophe and build long-term food security in the region. FAO / WFP / UNTV

25 Jul 2011 | Read More »

DJIBOUTI / SOMALI REFUGEES

Hundreds of exhausted Somalis cross into Djibouti at the Loyada border point every week to escape the horrors of war in their country. UN Refugee Agency’s Antonio Guterres visits Ali Addeh camp which hosts 13,000 Somali refugees. UNHCR

20 Dec 2010 | Read More »

UN / ERITREA

UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe briefs the Security Council on Eritrea’s compliance with the provisions of the Council’s resolution relating to the border dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea and other issues including Somalia and the long standing border settlement between Eritrea and Ethiopia. UNTV

20 Jul 2010 | Read More »

DJIBOUTI / AIDS

Though relatively small, the African Horn nation of Djibouti has a high rate of HIV/ AIDS. The country is now working to reverse that, through increased health care services and counseling. WORLD BANK

30 Nov 2009 | Read More »

HORN OF AFRICA / FOOD CRISIS

With the failure of four consecutive rainy seasons, the impact of drought, hunger and disease is not only felt in eastern Kenya and throughout the Horn of Africa. Across the region, some 24 million people in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia and parts of Uganda are now in need of humanitarian aid, up from 20 [...]

16 Oct 2009 | Read More »

 

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