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News Djibouti » Obock: NYUAD exhibition shows life from a migrants' perspective

News channel or source: https://www.thenational.ae/arts-culture/art/nyuad-exhibition-shows-life-from-a-migrants-perspective-1.702161
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

They gave cameras to 10 people in the camp and asked them to document their own lives. Photograph of a family in the Markazi Camp, Obock, Djibouti, by Nadia Benchallal for Akkasah When Benchallal returned a few months later, she led photography workshops ...

News Djibouti » Obock: UN says 22 Ethiopian migrants missing off Yemen

News channel or source: http://news.trust.org/item/20180209130916-ax18e/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

ARCHIVE PHOTO. An illegal immigrant from Ethiopia covers his face as he waits with others for a boat to cross into Yemen outside the town of Obock, north Djibouti February 22, 2015. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic "Despite the difficult security problems in Yemen ...

News Djibouti » Obock: UNICEF Djibouti Humanitarian Situation Report, December 2017

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/djibouti/unicef-djibouti-humanitarian-situation-report-december-2017
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

One of the main drivers of humanitarian needs in Djibouti is the chronic drought which affects ... and exceeds the critical threshold of WHO (40%) in three regions (Obock: 45,9%; Dikhil: 44,2% and Tadjourah: 40,8%). Wasting levels in the camps are also ...

News Djibouti » Obock: PICTURED: Fleeing Yemen war, thousands stuck in Djibouti

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-3092439/PICTURED-Fleeing-Yemen-war-thousands-stuck-Djibouti.html
Publication date: hursday 21 May 2015

OBOCK, Djibouti (AP) — Fleeing the war at home, thousands of Yemenis have made it across the Gulf of Aden to find refuge in Djibouti, a sleepy Horn of Africa nation where the United Nations has set up a staging hub for aid for the conflict-torn Arab country.

News Djibouti » Obock: Thousands of Yemeni refugees stranded in Djibouti

News channel or source: http://darkroom.baltimoresun.com/2015/05/thousands-of-yemeni-refugees-stranded-in-djibouti/
Publication date: Friday 29 May 2015

OBOCK, Djibouti – Fleeing the war at home, thousands of Yemenis have made it across the Gulf of Aden to find refuge in Djibouti, a sleepy Horn of Africa nation where the United Nations has set up a staging hub for aid for the conflict-torn Arab country.

News Djibouti » Obock: With China’s Naval Base, Djibouti Could Become ‘Africa’s Singapore’

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/chinas-naval-base-djibouti-could-become-africas-singapore-2292581
Publication date: Wednesday 03 February 2016

It's already home to U.S., French and Japanese military bases. In November, China unveiled plans for its own naval base in Djibouti in the small northern port town of Obock. Both countries have said the project will be a logistics and resupply center for ...

News Djibouti » Obock: Refugees from Yemen languish at a camp in Djibouti

News channel or source: http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/yemen/refugees-from-yemen-languish-at-a-camp-in-djibouti-1.1519473
Publication date: Friday 22 May 2015

Obock, Djibouti: They escaped snipers, aerial bombardment and shelling back home in Yemen, only to end up facing a new and bewildering struggle: surviving as refugees on a remote coastal stretch of Djibouti, where shelter from a punishing sun is scarce and ...

News Djibouti » Obock: Confirmed: Construction Begins on China's First Overseas Military Base in Djibouti

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2016/02/confirmed-construction-begins-on-chinas-first-overseas-military-base-in-djibouti/
Publication date: Sunday 28 February 2016

Obock, in particular, has hosted PLAN ships regularly. For Beijing, the Djibouti base is a testament to the PLAN’s increasingly global role as a provider of public goods on the high seas. Not all states will share China’s view of this facility in Djibouti.

News Djibouti » Obock: The migrants taking on a warzone

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/feature/2016/05/10/migrants-taking-warzone
Publication date: uesday 10 May 2016

Newcomers don’t want to stay long in Obock. In the summer, 50°C temperatures and ferocious sandstorms sear this dusty port in Djibouti’s underdeveloped north. And yet this small town has become a haven for two very different groups. Travelling south ...

News Djibouti » Obock: Chinese trawlers snapped fishing in Djibouti’s protected waters

News channel or source: http://observers.france24.com/en/20170526-chinese-trawlers-are-photographed-fishing-djibouti’-protected-waters
Publication date: hursday 25 May 2017

I went back to Obock to post the videos that I had filmed ... but only a semi-victory. The boats will remain in Djibouti. They’ll wait for popular pressure to subside and then they’ll continue their fishing activities. But we aren’t going to give ...