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23 December 2011 - 3:44pmIt’s a hot, dusty morning in Mogadishu, the war-ravaged capital of Somalia, and Ahmed Farah Roble is in a makeshift settlement for internally displaced persons (IDPs), listening to a mother tell him about her baby daughter. Ahmed nods patiently, asks questions and listens attentively. He’s in...
22 December 2011 - 3:19pmAid agencies appealed today for US$28.6 million to help nearly half a million people struggling to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Washi in the southern Filipino island of Mindanao. “The first priority is to help those who are displaced as a result of the floods. People...