EU Pledges €60m to Support Somali Refugees


A family arrives in Ehiopias remote Dolo Ado a safe haven for 10000 Somalis fleeing violence

Somaliland sun – Somalia remains one of the countries with the largest and most protracted displaced communities worldwide with 1.1 million internally displaced and almost 1 million refugees in the Horn of Africa region.

To alleviate difficulties the European Union which is the donor in Somalia, both in terms of political engagement and financial and technical support or expertise, with more than €1.2 billion being provided since 2008 announced an additional €60m to Support for Somali Refugees during a Ministerial Pledging Conference in Brussels

Read the European Commission – Press release and the memo on the Somali Refugee Pledging Conference held today in Brussels