Helping Somalia

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    On 17th August the Foreign Ministers of the 57 OIC countries will be meeting in Istanbul to coordinate their help efforts for Somalia.
    Turkey called an emergency OIC meeting in İstanbul to discuss ways in a bid to end the tragedy in Somalia
    Muslim states to discuss Somalia aid: OIC
    OIC holds emergency meeting on Somalia famine on 17 Aug./TRT-English


    PM Erdogan will visit Somalia within the next days to look at the situation on ground.
    Erdoğan, Davutoğlu to visit Somalia with their families


    Third cargo plane of Turkish aid takes off for Somalia
    Third cargo plane of Turkish aid takes off for Somalia - Hurriyet Daily News
     
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    1 day after OIC meeting about Somalia in Istanbul the PM will visit Somalia.

     
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    If Turkey can help good luck ekrem, Somalia is the most difficult place on earth to operate in, much harder than Afghanistan and makes Iraq look like a picnic.
     
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    Now they need disease relief...
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    UN says cholera epidemic in Somalia
    Fri Aug 12,`11 – World Health Organization officials said Friday that famine-hit Somalia faces a cholera epidemic as dirty water and poor sanitation are leading to an increase in outbreaks of the disease.
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    Somalia: Fourth Camp for Refugees Opened in Ethiopia, Arrivals to Dadaab Increasing
    5 August 2011 - UNHCR's Somalia Representative, Bruno Geddo, has just returned from Dollow in Somalia, the major transit point on a corridor used by uprooted Somalis to reach Ethiopia's Dollo Ado refugee camp just across the border.

     
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    Mothers go to blows to get food relief for their children...
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    Mothers exchange blows as Kenya drought deepens
    13 Aug.`11 - 'She ordered me to move after she cut the line and I have been here since dawn. I could not let her'
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    U.N. fears rise in Somalia famine refugees
    10 Aug.`11 — The number of people fleeing famine-hit areas of Somalia is likely to rise dramatically and could overwhelm international aid efforts in the Horn of Africa, a U.N. aid official said Tuesday.
     
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    WHO GIVES A DAMN!!:piss2::blsmile:
     
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    The last time we tryed to help these people they thanked us by dragging the bodies of our dead Army Rangers through the streets of that screwed up place. Let the ungratful SOBs strave, they are not woth saving.
     
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    Losses not big enough to stop aid...
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    UN: Aid Will Still Go to Somalia despite Fraud
    Tuesday, August 16, 2011 — The U.N. World Food Program insisted Tuesday it won't reduce emergency aid shipments to Somalia despite allegations of fraud, saying that though such complaints are frequent it doesn't believe there have been big losses.
     
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