Tag Archives: Somalia

War zone golden rule # 1: If at all possible remove your helmet when speaking to a child who has no helmet.

Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore during a visit to Somalia today to see the fruits of Irish aid in one of the poorest and insecure countries in the world. The Wil-Wal school (third pic) is one of six being rehabilitated with Irish funding after being destroyed during fighting in 2010. More than 800 disadvantaged children are now attending the school.

UN Corrupts Somali Political Transition (Al-Jazeera)

(DFA/Photocall Ireland)


Haunting Images taken during the last 24 hours at IFO 1 refugee camp in Dadaab on the Kenyan/Somalian border in Africa, where Goal and other agencies are working.

Thousands of men women and children are trying to flee the famine in Somalia, caused by the worst drought in 60 years.

(Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland)