Tag Archive: aid

Security Lapses Threaten Kenya’s Dadaab Refugee Complex

The United Nations refugee agency says insecurity continues to affect aid efforts in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee complex, more than a month after the kidnapping of three aid workers. It says heavy rains and the risk of waterborne diseases are worsening… (READ MORE)

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Republicans debate foreign policy

13 November 2011 Last updated at 04:16 GMT There were no clear winners in the Republican foreign policy debate The eight contenders for the US Republican presidential nomination have debated foreign policy in the state of South Carolina. They said… (READ MORE)

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Your Questions: Kenya’s Campaign Against Al-Shabab

Kenya sent troops into Somalia last month in pursuit of al-Shabab, which it blames for a series of cross-border kidnappings.  Since then, Kenya has faced the threat (and reality) of retaliation, confusion has emerged over which countries are supporting the… (READ MORE)

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Number of US "poor" reaches record high under new census formula

A record number 49.1 million Americans are poor, based on a new census measure that for the first time takes into account rising medical costs and other expenses. The numbers released Monday are part of a first-ever supplemental poverty measure… (READ MORE)

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