UN Integrated Regional Information Networks (Nairobi)

Updates on conflicts and news from throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Website: http://www.irinnews.org/


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  • Africa: Innovating for Refugees

    Alexander Aleinikoff, deputy high commissioner for refugees at the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), is frank about the challenge of innovating within what he refers to as "stodgy and... Read more »



July 15

  • West Africa: Statelessness = Invisibility

    At least 750,000 people are stateless in West Africa, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), which is calling for governments to do more to give or restore the nationality of... Read more »



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June 30

  • Uganda: Refugee Economies - the Ugandan Model [analysis]

    When a team from Oxford University's Humanitarian Innovation Project set out to explore what work refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda had managed to find, they were struck by the... Read more »



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June 06

  • Central African Republic: Meagre Funding for CAR Refugee Influx

    More than 80,000 Central Africans have fled the worsening conflict into neighbouring Cameroon since the start of the year. But as the influx continues, aid officials warn that... Read more »



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May 07

  • Somalia: Nation At 'Risk of Relapse'

    Three years after a famine claimed 260,000 lives in Somalia, 2.9 million people there are still affected by a multifaceted but desperately underfunded humanitarian crisis, and... Read more »



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