Eight children had tested positive for the disease in April. Vaccines are also available to improve routine measles vaccination in high-risk regions of the country.
Experts are particularly concerned as in some areas of South Central Somalia, immunization activities have not taken place in more than three years. All parents are urged to get their children vaccinated.
In the past five years, at least 38 countries have scaled up their school feeding programs in response to a crisis, whether related to food prices, conflicts or natural disasters.