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  Horn of Africa - San Diego, CA
Horn of Africa is the lead community-based organization in San Diego providing culturally and linguistically relevant services to East African refugees and immigrants with a focus on the Somali refugee community.
Horn of Africa strives to help refugees with the assimilation and acculturation process to the U.S. in order to successfully empower families to have a new life in America while preserving and celebrating their East African/Somali culture and heritage.
Horn of Africa is the leading community-based organization representing and advocating for the comprehensive and diverse needs and opportunities of African refugees and immigrants in San Diego, with a particular emphasis refugees from Somalia.
www.hornafrica.org   (316 words)

  
  Horn of Africa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Horn of Africa or Somali Peninsula is a peninsula of East Africa that juts for hundreds of kilometers into the Arabian Sea, and lies along the southern side of the Gulf of Aden.
The Horn of Africa, almost equidistant from the Equator and the Tropic of Cancer, is an arid region.
The Horn of Africa is a UNESCO Biodiversity Hotspot and one of the two entirely arid ones.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Horn_of_Africa   (1028 words)

  
 2006 Horn of Africa food crisis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2006 Horn of Africa food crisis is an acute shortage of food affecting four Horn of Africa countries: Somalia, Kenya, Djibouti and Ethiopia.
The United Nations's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimated on January 6, 2006, that more than 11 million people in these countries may be affected by an impending widespread famine, largely attributed to a severe drought, and exacerbated by military conflicts in the region.
In February 2006, UNICEF warned that 1.5 million children under the age of five are being threatened by the drought and called for USD$16 million to help fund its relief efforts in the region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2006_Horn_of_Africa_food_crisis   (526 words)

  
 Horn of Africa - SourceWatch
The Horn of Africa is defined as "a peninsula of northeastern Africa (the easternmost part of Africa) comprising Somalia and Djibouti and Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia" and is also known as the "Somali peninsula", according to hyperdictionary.com.
Since at least November 2002, the Horn of Africa has been a focus of attention by the United States, France, Germany, and eleven African nations regarding the war on terrorism.
Horn of Africa News Agency/Horn of Africa News (English).
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Horn_of_Africa   (751 words)

  
 Horn of Africa - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Horn of Africa (or, Somali Peninsula) is a peninsula of East Africa that juts into the Arabian Sea and lies along the southern side of the Gulf of Aden.
It is the easternmost projection of the African continent, and so-called because of its resemblance to a rhinoceros's horn.
Ethiopia occupies a predominant position in the Horn because of its demographic importance: about 60% of the area's population live in this country.
voyager.in /Horn_of_Africa   (1012 words)

  
 Horn of Africa May Be Next Terror Front
The Horn of Africa, home to about 165 million people, is roughly half the area of the United States.
Ethnic Somalis are the common denominator in the Horn of Africa, and their large presence in neighboring countries has long been a source of conflict.
Ethiopia, Africa's second most populous country, has sent troops to the Somali town of Baidoa to prop up the official government, which is also backed by the United Nations.
www.hiiraan.com /news2/2006/oct/horn_of_africa_may_be_next_terror_front_.aspx   (1449 words)

  
 Biodiversity Hotspots - Horn of Africa - Unique and Threated Biodiversity
Although research into the flora of the Horn of Africa is still ongoing, the best possible estimates are that there are about 5,000 species of vascular plants in the region, just over half of which – about 2,750 species – are endemic.
Furthermore, the Horn of Africa is home to two endemic plant families: Barbeyaceae, which is represented by a single, relatively widespread evergreen species, Barbeya oleoides, and Dirachmaceae, represented by two threatened species, Dirachma socotrana (VU), on Socotra, and D.
The Horn of Africa’s highest levels of endemism occur among reptiles, with more than 90 of around 285 species found nowhere else.
www.conservation.org /xp/Hotspots/horn_africa/biodiversity.xml   (1072 words)

  
 Drought imperils Horn of Africa - The Boston Globe
A woman and a girl stood in a field outside Wajid, Somalia, that has not produced a crop of sorghum, a grassy grain that is one of the foundations of the Somali diet, in two years.
Throughout vast sections of the Horn of Africa, specialists say, a searing drought already is the worst in a decade.
Conflict and lawlessness in the Horn of Africa are making it far harder to get aid to those who need it.
www.boston.com /news/world/africa/articles/2006/02/20/drought_imperils_horn_of_africa   (1610 words)

  
 Biodiversity Hotspots - Horn Africa - Overview
Unfortunately, The Horn of Africa is also one of the most degraded hotspots in the world, with only about 5 percent of its original habitat remaining.
Centered on the arid Horn, east of the Ethiopian Highlands, this hotspot also covers the Rift Valley, which divides the Ethiopian Highlands into two major blocks, the xeric bushlands of northeastern Kenya and the southern coastal parts of the Arabian Peninsula.
The Horn of Africa is one of only two hotspots that is entirely arid; the other is the Succulent Karoo in southwestern Africa.
www.biodiversityhotspots.org /xp/Hotspots/horn_africa   (489 words)

  
 Horn of Africa - Council on Foreign Relations
In the report, Lyons presents a full picture of what is going on in the Horn of Africa and suggests what the United States needs to do to address the multiple challenges to stability.
Terrence Lyons, an expert on the Horn of Africa, says despite U.S. concerns about al-Qaeda, it is local rivalries driving conflicts in Somalia and elsewhere in the region.
Ethiopia is a staunch U.S. ally in the Horn of Africa.
www.cfr.org /region/203/horn_of_africa.html   (832 words)

  
 Horn of Africa Services
Horn of Africa Services (HOAS) is a multi-lingual, multicultural nonprofit organization offering individual and family counseling and referral services.
Horn of Africa Services has been active in working to build a bridge between various East African groups by helping to create the Federation of East African Community Organizations in Seattle (FEACOS).
For the last 10 years HOAS has maintained a tradition of planning for the future by anticipating the changing needs of the East African refugee and immigrant population residing in and around King County.
www.hoas.org /about.html   (435 words)

  
 Horn of Africa
Horn of Africa (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda)
CASIN had the pleasure of facilitating a Scenario Workshop held in Nairobi to reflect on the future of the Horn of Africa (11th to 15th September, 2006).
In a magnificent atmosphere UNESCO brought together a group of stimulating scholars from the 7 countries of the greater Horn of Africa (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda).
www.casin.ch /web/news/hornofafrica.html   (144 words)

  
 Greater Horn of Africa Topic Paper
The Greater Horn of Africa is a part of Africa that is rife with instability and issues.
The Horn of Africa is currently facing a humanitarian crisis of serious proportions, primarily due to a severe drought.
Horn of Africa: This region of Africa, traditionally prone to drought, has once again been struck by calamity which is threatening the lives of at least 16 million people in Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibuti and Somalia.
mtsu32.mtsu.edu:11391 /horn.html   (16145 words)

  
 Long-term action plan for the Horn of Africa
In the Horn of Africa around 70 million people suffer from chronic food insecurity and are often menaced by famine.
He is the head of a United Nations inter-agency task force established by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan to develop a strategy for long-term food security in the Horn of Africa's seven countries: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda.
In addition, the Committee welcomed the inclusive approach used during the preparation of the report -- The Elimination of food insecurity in the Horn of Africa: A strategy for concerted government and UN agency action -- which involved governments of the region and NGOs, as well as UN system organizations.
www.fao.org /News/2000/001004-e.htm   (795 words)

  
 Mutual Funds for Horn of Africa
On the Horn of Africa, hardly anyone is asking their governments or foreign investors to "create jobs" for them.
On the Horn of Africa, socialist dictatorships were overthrown by liberation movements.
The oldest religion on the Horn of Africa today is animism in various forms as practiced by different ethnic groups.
www.civicwebs.com /cwvlib/africa/somalia/1995/e_mutual_funds_for_horn_of_africa.htm   (6705 words)

  
 Horn of Africa Web Links: Library and Links: Jeannette Rankin Library Program: U.S. Institute of Peace   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Also included is a special section on the Greater Horn of Africa Peace Building Project (GHA), which includes PDF files of a report, executive summary, overview of the project and case studies.
Maps from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection of the University of Texas at Austin for the Horn of Africa countries include: Horn of Africa and Horn of Africa: Ethnic Groups and maps for individual countries.
A BBC News Online special report from May 2000 BBC War in Africa's Horn This BBC News Online special report looks at the background to the war and its impact on the rest of the Horn of Africa.
www.usip.org /library/regions/horn_of_africa.html   (1450 words)

  
 Nazret.com EthioBlog - Ethiopia: The Horn of Africa Crisis
It appears that the Horn of Africa is on the brink of war.
That the Horn of Africa is located at the geographical and geopolitical junction between South Asia, the Middle East and the continent of Africa, means any crisis in this region can have far reaching consequences than conventional wisdom suggests.
the people of horn of africa are brothers and sisters both in blood and genetics.
nazret.com /blog/index.php?title=ethiopia_the_horn_of_africa_crisis&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1   (8649 words)

  
 Humanitarian Appeal: By Emergency - CAP Horn of Africa 2006 - Consolidated Appeal
In November 2005, early warning systems indicated that erratic and insufficient rainfall trends throughout the Horn of Africa were likely to lead to reduced water, pasture and food availability in a number of areas in the region.
To date the number of people estimated to be at risk in the Horn of Africa is over 15 million, of which more than 8 million have been identified as being in need of urgent emergency assistance.
The 2006 CAP for the Horn of Africa requests US$ 444,389,065[2] for 2006 of which $117,671,025 is in support of regional programmes and country-specific projects in Djibouti, Eritrea, and Kenya in nine sectors, and $326.7 million reflect requirements in the revised Somalia CAP.
ochaonline.un.org /humanitarianappeal/webpage.asp?MenuID=7349&Page=1368   (847 words)

  
 Horn of Africa News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The mosque, the largest in the Horn of Africa region, was opened last August for the...
And in the east horn of Africa in Somalia, an Islamic movement has taken control of the capital after kicking out pro-American and...
The U.N. region was the worst-hit in the giant Horn of Africa nation, with 97,000 people affected, of which...
www.einnews.com /horn-of-africa   (1080 words)

  
 Horn of Africa - Africa - World - Travel - theage.com.au
Stephane blasts the horn like an impatient suitor if we are not.
The amenities are basic - but a toilet roll threaded on the horn of a red hartebeest has a style all of its own.
The shower and toilet are housed in a simple stone structure with no roof, so at sundown you can watch the weaver birds work while you dance around the termites and wash your hair.
www.theage.com.au /news/africa/horn-of-africa/2006/02/16/1140064197994.html   (2740 words)

  
 EAST AFRICA / HORN OF AFRICA
The entire Horn of Africa region is characterised by a particularly large diversity of species and ecosystems.
The most important environmental problems in the Horn of Africa are overgrazing, deforestation, water shortages, loss of biodiversity and urban-industrial pollution.
Due to the decline in natural resources in the Horn of Africa, there is a real danger of increasing conflicts over natural resources such as water and land.
www.boell.de /en/05_world/2491.html   (584 words)

  
 AIMS Global Ministry: Horn of Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Located in Northeast Africa, the Horn of Africa is home to more than 125 million people, with Ethiopia positioned in its center.
Partner with the missionary leadership of Ethiopia for effective mobilization and deployment of Gospel workers in the Horn of Africa in order to foster church planting movements in the area and to the Middle East and North Africa.
Our goal is to help implement national missions movements in the Horn of Africa resulting in church planting movements in all of its unreached ethnic groups and the deployment of national missionaries to regions beyond the Horn of Africa.
www.aims.org /global/hornofafrica.html   (461 words)

  
 HOAD
The Horn of Africa in general and Ethiopia in particular are in such a volatile situation that whatever one my comment about the region may prove to be non applicable any time soon.
The West and Ethiopia are co-operating closely against the Islamist threat in the Horn of Africa, which threatens the coast of Kenya and Tanzania as well.
For a democratic Horn of Africa in the new millenn...
www.hornofafricadaily.com   (5314 words)

  
 Horn of Africa Map - Somalia, Ethiopia and Red Sea
Horn of Africa Map - Somalia, Ethiopia and Red Sea
Tours, Travel Safari Tourism Kenya Horn of Africa Map - Somalia, Ethiopia and Red Sea.
Botswana, Lesoto, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Quenia Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
horn.africa-atlas.com   (1154 words)

  
 News from the Horn of Africa, brought to you by African News Dimension   (Site not responding. Last check: )
News from the Horn of Africa, brought to you by African News Dimension
HORN OF AFRICA: Saudi donation for drought-stricken region
HORN OF AFRICA: A matter of life and death for 40,000 children - Unicef
hornofafrica.andnetwork.com /index   (519 words)

  
 Horn of Africa - Africa - World - Travel - smh.com.au
Stephane blasts the horn like an impatient suitor if we are not.
The amenities are basic - but a toilet roll threaded on the horn of a red hartebeest has a style all of its own.
The shower and toilet are housed in a simple stone structure with no roof, so at sundown you can watch the weaver birds work while you dance around the termites and wash your hair.
www.smh.com.au /news/africa/horn-of-africa/2006/02/16/1140064197994.html   (2739 words)

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