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26 Sep 2009 description
report Miraya FM

The World Food Program (WFP) said more than 20 million people in the horn of Africa are in need of food aid due to heavy rain.

WFP pointed that the shortage of donations the Program is experiencing will make it difficult to feed people in some parts of Kenya, Somalia, Eritrea, and Djibouti.

It added that Ethiopia requested to convince Sudan and Somalia to allow it to use seaports to deliver humanitarian aid.

20 Aug 2009 description
report Miraya FM

The Commissioner of Refugees in the Eastern State, Belal Ahmed Musa, has said the rate of refugees entering through the eastern borders of Kassala and Gadarif States has increased to one hundred (100) people per day. In press statements, Musa revealed that the refugees are mainly from Somalia, Eritrea and Ethiopia adding that the number reported to refugee's administration during last July has exceeded one thousand and four hundred (1400) people.

He further affirmed that the total number of refugees at Al-Shijeirab camp is over thirty three thousand refugees.