Many people in Somalia have been displaced because of the drought, forced to look for food and resources elsewhere as a means of survival.As of last November, the number of displaced people in Somalia has surpassed 700,000.The IRC and 10 other humanitarian organizations called on Kenya to reconsider the move.In Nov 2016, the Kenyan government said it would postpone the closure of Dadaab by six months.However, ongoing conflict and natural disaster continue to leave many Kenyans vulnerable to poverty and disease.Kenya is also struggling to host hundreds of thousands of refugees escaping violence in Somalia, South Sudan, Ethiopia and other neighboring countries.In 2008 I blogged on In January 1991 I had my first epiphany about the potential of the Internet to change the world.A few months before, in fall of 1990, a fellow grad student introduced me to IRC chat, real-time chat tool via the Internet that allowed for conversations with people around the world.
Traveling and in some cases, lack of a permanent residence, make them vulnerable to gender-based violence, even from the people meant to protect them during a time of food insecurity."There's a wide range of perpetrators," says Lokenga. But beyond some members of the community, we have cases of people who come with arms at checkpoints or around the IDP site where there are not police, and people are vulnerable to these kinds of abuses."And the number of sexual assault and rape cases reported is not actually indicative of the full scope of violence Somali women are facing, according to UNICEF officials.
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The Internet interface was exclusively text at that time. I frequently participated in IRC "rooms" to discuss current news and events with people outside the US.
Saddam Hussein had recently invaded Kuwait and the crisis began to escalate.