Djibouti (/dʒɪˈbuːti/ji-BOO-tee; Arabic:جيبوتيJībūtī, French:Djibouti, Somali:Jabuuti, Afar:Gabuuti), officially the Republic of Djibouti, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somaliland in the southeast. The remainder of the border is formed by the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden at the east. Djibouti occupies a total area of just 23,200km2 (8,958sqmi).
Home to around 620,000 inhabitants, the city contains over 70% of the nation's population. The settlement was founded in 1888 by the French, on land leased from the ruling Somali and Afar Sultans. During the ensuing period, it served as the capital of French Somaliland and its successor the French Territory of the Afars and Issas.
Known as the Pearl of the Gulf of Tadjoura due to its location, Djibouti city is strategically positioned near the world's busiest shipping lanes and acts as a refueling and transshipment center. The Port of Djibouti is the principal maritime port for imports to and exports from neighboring Ethiopia. Additionally, the city hosts a number of foreign embassies, and is the headquarters of many international organizations, non-profit organizations and companies. Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport is the main domestic airport, connecting the capital to various major global destinations.
The Djiboutian Minister of Health, Ahmed Robleh met with the EgyptianAmbassador to Djibouti Hossam Eddin Reda to discuss cooperation between the two countries in health affairs, especially the agreement to establish an Egyptian hospital in Djibouti ... the health sector in Djibouti.
The Egyptian ambassador also stressed Egypt's openness to cooperation with Djibouti in the health, energy and communications sectors, which the Djiboutian government accords a special priority, which was appreciated and welcomed by the Djiboutian Prime...
IOM is supporting Djibouti's Ministry of Health in its vaccination roll-out in the different regions of the country ... Migrants in Djibouti are receiving the vaccine at the Migration Response Centre (MRC) in Obock, one of several in the region where those in difficulty are assisted with shelter, food and health care, among other services.
Equinor’s donation to NRC’s Covid-19 emergency response fund has gone to help thousands of people in Iraq, Cameroon and Djibouti gain access to clean water and healthcare, among other things ... other health services. Djibouti has had to deal with multiple crises.
The ICRC's RegionalDelegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution's humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti... · Responsible for implementing health programmes in prisons following the objectives and framework developed by the ICRC in partnership with KRCS in support of health services in prisons;.
Although the two countries are far apart, China and Djibouti enjoy a profound traditional friendship ...United in the fight against the pandemic, they have provided effective protection to the safety, health and well-being of the two peoples ... Health cooperation has always been an important aspect of China-Djibouti friendly cooperation.
The Health and PopulationMinistry announced Sunday that starting October, government workers will not be allowed to work without a vaccine against the coronavirus ... These remarks came during a press conference held by Zayed with the Minister of Health of Djibouti, to announce cooperation between the two countries in public health.
WFP in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Solidarities (MASS), provided SCOPE cards to 4,000 vulnerable households in Djibouti city, enabling them to access food from 19 selected retailers ... WFP provided food assistance to 300 TB patients hospitalized in health centers in Djibouti city.
NRC in Yemen is recruiting a Health, Safety and Security Adviser who will be responsible for the below. Ensure that NRC in Yemen/Djibouti is compliant to NRC’s Health Safety and Security (HSS) policies, standards and procedures ...Build the capacity of HSS staff in Yemen/Djibouti through well-managed work and development planning process.