Tuesday , 25 February 2020

Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM)

Self-made Somali businessmen work their way up out of the IDP camps in Buhodle

BUHODLE (SoOHA) – Radio Ergo’s IDP camp series this week explores the hard road to success for two men displaced from their homes respectively by conflict and drought, who set up their own businesses in Buhodle in northern Somalia. After 12 years living in a shabby IDP camp, Yussuf Omar Mohamed can finally say he is living comfortably as a self-supporting businessman …

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Displaced and disabled – how families struggle for a dignified existence in IDP camps in Somalia

BELEDWEYNE (SoOHA) – Bedridden and poor, 55–year–old Ahmed Farah Gedi embodies the hardships faced by disabled people and their families living in IDP camps in Somalia. In this part of our series, Radio Ergo visits Kulmiye camp in Beledwyene, Hiran region. Ahmed Farah Gedi, 55, is one of the people living with disabilities in Kulmiye camp, Beledweyne. He was previously a proud …

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Somalis ‘unwilling’ to leave Dadaab camp: Report

DADAAB (SoOHA) – Nearly half of recently surveyed Somali residents of the Dadaab refugee complex say they have no intention of returning to their homeland due to concerns about violence, drought and lack of services. Their stated determination to remain in Dadaab until conditions dramatically improve in Somalia appears to …

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Exam results cancellation dashes hopes of refugee children in Dadaab

DADAAB (SOHA) – After four years of hard work in secondary school, Ahmed Abdullahi Hassan, a teenage Somali refugee in northern Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camps, faces an uncertain future as the results of his exams were declared null and void over alleged cheating. Ahmed sat for his Kenya Certificate of …

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