[QODLink]
Africa
Kenya's Ethiopian refugees 'need urgent aid'
Red Cross officials say thousands who fled tribal fighting in border region are in need of humanitarian support.
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2012 09:04

The Kenyan Red Cross has called for urgent humanitarian aid to help thousands of Ethiopians who have fled fighting between ethnic groups.

Recent battles between the Borana and Garri tribes, in Ethiopia's Oromia region, which borders Kenya, have killed at least 18 people.

Al Jazeera's Peter Greste reports from Moyale, on the Kenyan side of the border.

57

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Featured
No one convicted after 58 people gunned down in cold blood in 2009 in the country's worst political mass killing.
While hosting the World Internet Conference, China tries Tiananmen activist for leaking 'state secrets' to US website.
Once staunchly anti-immigrant, some observers say the conservative US state could lead the way in documenting migrants.
NGOs say women without formal documentation are being imprisoned after giving birth in Malaysia.
Public stripping and assault of woman and rival protests thereafter highlight Kenya's gender-relations divide.