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UN calls for continued efforts to help refugees and displaced people in Somalia

MOGADISHU — Marking World Refugee Day, the United Nations in Somalia today called for continued efforts to alleviate the plight of refugees and displaced persons in Somalia. Despite significant efforts by the Somali authorities, there are still at least 2.6 million Somalis who are internally displaced, and the country hosts …

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CP organizatios call for scaling up of their services in Somalia amid COVID-19

MOGADISHU — Child Rights organizations working in Somalia led by Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages, and Plan International have expressed deep concerns about the untold suffering of children due to the COVID-19 crisis and called for scaling up of child protection services. Experts from the three agencies acknowledge that …

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UN: Over 5,000 Somali refugees voluntarily returned home from Yemen since 2017

SANA’A (SoOHA)  – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have helped 5,087 Somali refugees return home from Yemen since 2017. In this latest departure, a boat carrying 145 Somali refugees left the Port of Aden today and will arrive at the Port …

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