Category Archives: Somali Refugee Crisis 2011

Kenya / Djibouti – Program Update July 2012

LWF Kenya – Djibouti Program Program Update July 2012 472,000 people live in five refugee camps in Dadaab. This is 472,000 ordinary people who are just like most of us. Many of them had ordinary lives in various parts of … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Update on Dollo Ado Refugee Camps 27th December 2011

New Arrivals – by 20th December the number of new arrivals had gone down from 170 per day to between 100-160 refugees per day.  The total number of refugees in Dollo Ado now stands at about 141,000. Transit Camp – … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Update on Dollo Ado Refugee Camps 7th December 2011

New Arrivals – The number of refugees arriving in Dollo Ado has decreased and the situation is stabilizing. At the start of November the average number of new arrivals per day was 170, but by the end of the month … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Update on Dollo Ado and Sherkole/Tongo Camps 11th November 2011

by Essay Worabo, LWF Ethiopia program Dollo Ado Camp, southern Ethiopia – Following the high number of refugees who have fled Somalia to Ethiopian border since mid-October, the number of arrivals has stablised to 150-200 refugees per day. However with … Continue reading

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Kenya – Dadaab humanitarian work curtailed, but continues, says LWF

UN Agency Underlines Need for Continued Partnership DADAAB, Kenya/GENEVA, 9 November 2011 (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) will continue with its humanitarian work at the world’s biggest refugee camp despite recent security threats in the Horn of Africa … Continue reading

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Kenya -13th Update Situation on Somali Refugee Crisis 28th October 2011

by Lennart Hernander, LWF Kenya-Djibouti Country Rep. Update – During the three weeks since the last update on Dadaab a lot of things have happened, especially with regards to security (and insecurity). Two female MSF-Spain aid workers were kidnapped from … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Five-day walk from Somalia to Ethiopian camp gives mother hope

by Essay Worabo, LWF Ethiopia Habiba Ali Isa, aged 37, a single mother of six children arrived at Hilaweyn camp, Dollo Ado after a five-day trek from village across the border in Somalia. She walked to Ethiopia carrying two of … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Dollo Ado Camps Update 28th October 2011

by Essay Worabo, LWF Ethiopia Rain in Dollo Ado -  As it was exciting to hear this news, the rain has caused problems with the condition of the roads, making it impossible for agencies to move from one camp to … Continue reading

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Djibouti – LWF supports Small Businesses to Help Break Dependence in Djibouti Camp

Written by Melany Markham, LWF Kenya/Djibouti program ALI ADDEH, Djibouti/GENEVA, 27 October 2011 (LWI) – The vibrancy of the main street in the Ali Addeh refugee camp makes up for its short length. Clothing shops, grocers, restaurants and even a … Continue reading

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Kenya/Djibouti – 12th Update Situation on Somali refugee Crisis 8th October

Dear all, Here is the twelfth update on the situation in Dadaab. by Lennart Hernander, LWF Representative, Kenya/Djibouti Program The bigger picture The food security situation is in general expected to improve across the whole region except in southern Somalia. … Continue reading

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