Clashes force 40,000 people out of homes in Somalia

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Clashes force 40,000 people out of homes in Somalia 

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 1 — The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has reported that Saturday's renewed fighting between Galmudug and Puntland armed forces in Somalia had forced about 40,000 people to flee their homes.

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Int'l aid delivered to Yemen to cope with health crisis

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Int'l aid delivered to Yemen to cope with health crisis 

UNITED NATIONS, June 24 — The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that health kits, IV fluids and other essential medicines have been delivered to health facilities in four governorates in Yemen in the past week, for the treatment of more than 438,000 people, including treatment of patients with dengue fever, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here Tuesday.

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