Monthly Archives: September 2011

Djibouti – Education quest underpins faith of Djibouti LWF worker

By Melany Markham Communications Officer, LWF Kenya/Djibouti Ali Addeh, Djibouti, 28 September (LWF) — Robai Naliaka is trying to give the children of Ali Addeh the same legacy her mother gave her – an education. Robai coordinates the refugee camp … Continue reading

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Kenya – 11th Update situation on Dadaab 26th September

by Lennart Hernander, LWF Representative, Kenya/Djibouti Program Dear all,  Here is the eleventh update on the situation in Dadaab (26th Sept. 2011) I want to underline that the intention of these updates is not to replace any other kind of … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Dollo Ado camps Update 16th September 2011

Dollo Ado Somali refugee assistance: In Somalia, the situation is deteriorating. Famine has been declared in six regions. The crises have resulted in the worst annual crop production in 17 years, reduction of labor demand, below average livestock prices and … Continue reading

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Kenya – 10th Update Situation in Dadaab/Djibouti 17th September 2011

Dear all, Here is the tenth update on the situation in Dadaab.  The bigger picture According to FEWSNET (Famine Early Warning Systems Network) 750,000 people in Somalia are at risk of death in the coming four months. Tens of thousands … Continue reading

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Kenya – Back to school in Dadaab, where students encounter rules

By Melany Markham, Communications Officer, LWF Kenya/Djibouti Dadaab, Kenya, 13 September 2011  —it’s the first day of a new term in Kenya and the dusty landscape around Dadaab is dotted with students in colourful uniforms making their way to school. … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – update on Sudanese asylum seekers / Sherkole Camp 8th September 2011

Sudanese asylum seekers, new emergencies Recent UN reports show that at least 50,000 civilians (and possibly many more) have fled their homes in various parts of Blue Nile State due to fighting on Friday, September 2. The Sudanese Red Crescent … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Dollo Ado camps Update 8th September 2011

Ethiopia camp arrivals fall, but UN expects refugee increase Dollo Ado, Ethiopia, 8 September 2011 Ado Somali refugee assistance: The number of new arrivals at the Dolo reception point has fallen significantly, but serious family health issues and gender based … Continue reading

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