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Somalia refugee Flickr CC Unicef Ethipoia copy

Pray for the Rahanwyn of Somalia

When Somali immigrants in the USA meet, one of the first things they want to know is, “what tribe are you from?” Clan and tribal associations in Somalia are important, and complex, with marriages – often polygamous – creating…

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UNOCHA USG Visit to Somalia

Pray for Somalia

“Iska warran?” is the standard greeting among both close friends and acquaintances in Somalia which means, “Tell me what is new with you.” Somalis do not consider one another as strangers even if they never met before.…

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