23 Jul '11, 9pm
Doctors Without Borders: No More Delays or Restrictions For Somalis Needing Aid and Refuge
Saturday July 23, 2011, 6:58 am MSF: No More Delays or Restrictions For Somalis Needing Aid and Refuge NAIROBI - July 22 - In light of the worsening nutritional crisis in Somalia, the international medical aid organization Doctors Without Border/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urges all parties inside Somalia, neighboring countries, and the international community to significantly improve assistance to the Somali population in the region and to remove all hurdles that currently prevent the expansion of independent aid inside Somalia. The current crisis is mostly affecting the Somali people. To assess the full needs of the population and to expand its emergency response in this complex environment, independent and immediate access inside Somalia is essential. With limited assistance available in Somalia, thousands of Somalis arrive each week at various camp locations in the ...