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Horn of Africa – Impact of the Yemen Crisis – the United States Provides an additional $6.1 Million to Support Humanitarian Response

The United States is pleased to announce more than $6 million in additional life-saving humanitarian assistance for those fleeing the conflict in Yemen and seeking refuge in Djibouti and Somalia.  This new funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian assistance for the Yemen region in FY 2015 to date to nearly $81 million. This funding is ...
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United States Special Representative for Somalia James P. McAnulty Expresses Condolences to the Families of Individuals Killed and Injured in Attacks

On behalf of the Government of United States and the American people, United States Special Representative for Somalia (SRS) James P. McAnultyexpresses his deepest condolences to the families of the Somali National Army (SNA) soldiers, Kenyan Defense Forces, and civilians killed by al-Shabaab militants during the August 22 attack on the SNA training camp in ...
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United States Congratulates the Government of Somalia and its People on their 55th Independence anniversary

United States Special Representative for Somalia James P. McAnulty congratulates Somalia as it celebrates its 55th Independence Anniversary on July 1.  “On behalf of President Obama, Secretary of State Kerry and the American people, I congratulate the government and people of Somalia on this special day,” said SRS McAnulty. SRS McAnulty commended Somalia’s government and ...
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United States Special Representative for Somalia wishes Somali Community ‘Ramadan Kareem’

The Special Representative of the United States of America for Somalia, James P. McAnulty, extends his best wishes to all Somali people as they begin to commemorate the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is a special month that provides spiritual nourishment and reinforces appreciation for universal values.  It is a time for thoughtful reflection, fasting ...
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International partners encourage Interim Juba Administration and Federal Government to resolve issues through dialogue and consultations

Mogadishu – The United Nations, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the European Union (EU), African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the United States of America, and the United Kingdom welcome the progress made to date in the Juba state formation process. “We welcome the efforts of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and encourage the ...
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