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Yemen: Country poverty map (as of 1998)

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UNHCR feature: Bittersweet return to Somaliland

HARGEISA, North-west Somalia (UNHCR) - "Home Sweet Home" to Ahmed Abdi is a small, igloo-shaped structure, covered with bits of plastic sheeting and flattened tin cans, occupying a patch of barren land on the outskirts of Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland.
But despite a life of joblessness and poverty, he said that after several years spent wandering across the Horn of Africa - first homeless, then as a refugee - he would not trade it for the world.

"Life is better here. I am happy to be hungry in my home country," he said.