New Refugee Camp for Ethiopia

The United Nations is set to open a new refugee camp as the number of Somali's fleeing their war-torn country to Ethiopia passes the 170 000 mark.

Refugee camp (file photo).

  • Ethiopia:  New Camp for Ethiopia as Somali Refugees Increase

    UN News Service, 19 October 2012

    The United Nations refugee agency today announced it will open a new camp in Ethiopia as the number of Somalis fleeing conflict and insecurity in their country continues to grow. read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Somali Refugee Population Still Rising in Ethiopia, New Camp Planned

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 19 October 2012

    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 19 October 2012, at the Palais des ... read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Number of Somali Refugees in Eastern Ethiopia Swells to 170,000

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 19 October 2012

    The number of Somali refugees in a series of camps in an arid, harsh area of south-eastern Ethiopia has passed the 170,000 mark, making Dollo Ado the world's second largest refugee ... read more »

  • Africa:  UN Refugee Agency Faces Crisis

    UN News Service, 6 October 2012

    With its financial reserves at zero, the United Nations refugee agency is facing an "unprecedented" combination of crises, its top official warned today as he appealed to the ... read more »