Tags » Somalia

Culture Shock for New Refugees

(May 11th, 2007)

Tens of thousands of Somalis have fled their warring nation for the safety of Kenyan refugee camps, but the influx has strained resources at the camps and they’re finding that life isn’t easy there either. Gretchen Wilson brings us their story.

(Full story)

audio   economy   food   human rights   Kenya   refugees   Somalia   stories   water

An economy grows among Somali Refugees

(February 27th, 2007)

Just inside Kenya’s border with Somalia, some 170,000 Somalis live in refugee camps, waiting for peace in their homeland. In the camps, people balance dependence on aid with grassroots economic development. Gretchen Wilson reports.

(Full story)

audio   Marketplace   refugees   Somalia   stories   writing

Somalia turmoil spills into South Africa

(December 8th, 2006)

Somali refugees who have fled the violence in their country have setled in South Afrca. They’ve set up shops in townships, competing with local business. And that’s spurred new violence.

(Full story)

Marketplace   refugees   Somalia   South Africa   stories   writing