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EU Gives Somalia 10 Million Euros

Issue 288
Front Page

Qaran party leaders arrested

Qaran Party Press Release

Chinese gamble on finding oil in hostile Somalia

''Somalia's Compromised National Reconciliation Conference''

Breakaway Somali republic arrests 3 politicians

US, Ethiopia Accused Over Somalia

Inflation Sparks Protest In Puntland Capital

Islamic Leader Rejects Invitation To Join Somali Peace Conference

Growing Uneasiness About The Current Pace Of Somaliland Democratic Process

Italy pledges 400,000 US dollars toward peace effort


Regional Affairs

Gud-Gude: New Political organization announced in Hargeysa

Regional Leaders are the Expected Guests on ‘Somali Forum’

Special Report

International News

Hillary Clinton's Whiny War With The Pentagon

Seeking refuge: Displaced Utah families struggle to find housing

Boy shot dead after bike chase is 10th young London victim in six months


Ethiopia Expels ICRC From Ogaden With Intent To Cover Up Human Rights Violations In The Region

Bridging A Continent: North Africa And
The Horn

China Invests In Somalia Despite Instability

Freedom House Report

Mired in Mogadishu

Food for thought


World’s Cleanest Airport Toilet!

Can We Mend the Life of One Somali Family?

Death Knell Rings for the TFG

Somaliland Government Should Respect Freedom Of Speech

Response To Bashir Goth’s Tenuous Article; “Men Die For Other Men, Not For God.”

Ethiopian Somali Advocacy Council

'The Washington DC Area Somaliland Community Is Dismayed At The Reckless And Illegal Actions Taken By Rayale Administration'


BRUSSELS , July 27, 2007 – The European Commission said Friday that it had allocated 10 million euros (13.6 million dollars) to Somalia to help people affected by civil strife and extreme weather conditions.

The aid will be used to provide better food and food security, cleaner water and sanitation, and health services -- mainly in central and southern areas -- the European Union's executive arm said in a statement.

"For the past 16 years, instability and conflict in Somalia have generated overwhelming humanitarian needs," Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Louis Michel said.

"The suffering has been exacerbated by worsening weather patterns, cyclical droughts interspersed with serious flooding, and a series of epidemics."


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