First UN Emergency Airlift Arrives in Nairobi With Aid for Somali Refugees

The first U.N. emergency airlift flight arrived in the Kenyan capital today to assist the hundreds of thousands of Somalis who have fled the drought and famine afflicting their homeland. "The giant cargo jet chartered by the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) that landed in Nairobi brought with it 100 tonnes of tents that are destined for the Dadaab refugee camp complex near the Kenya-Somalia border," the United Nations said in a statement. Today's flight is the first of a series of...Full Story
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