UN Children's Fund resumes programme in north-east Somalia

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today said it was resuming its programme in north-east Somalia, a semi-autonomous area known as Puntland, after talks with the territory's President in nearby Kenya during which they re-affirmed their commitment to working together.

Floods plague Horn of Africa, wash away refugee shelters – UN

Flooding continues to plague the Horn of Africa, with the number of dead and missing in Ethiopia rising and heavy rains washing away shelter for 25,000 Somali refugees in Kenya.