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12 Feb 2016 description

The food security and malnutrition situation in Somalia remains alarming, especially in parts of Puntland and Somaliland, which have been hard hit by drought exacerbated by El Niño. This is according to the latest assessment by the FAO-managed Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit (FSNAU). More than 4.7 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, of these about 950,000 are severely food insecure and are unable to meet their daily food needs. Nearly 305,000 children under age 5 are acutely malnourished, with 58,300 of them severely malnourished.

01 Feb 2016 description
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SITUATION OVERVIEW

In 2015, acute humanitarian needs persisted in Somalia and require urgent attention to avert millions of vulnerable people from sliding back into crisis. An estimated 4.9 million people are in need of lifesaving and livelihoods support. In spite of the challenging operating environment, partners reached nearly 2.5 million people with urgent life-saving assistance. More than $605 million was received for humanitarian response in Somalia in 2015. This includes $374 million (43 per cent) of the $863 million requested for the 2015 HRP.

14 Jan 2016 description

Humanitarian needs remain acute with persistent vulnerabilities. About 4.9 million people are in need of assistance. Over 1.1 million people remain internally displaced, and another one million are refugees in neighboring countries. Flooding resulting from the 2015 Deyr rains affected over 145,200 people. About 308,000 children under age 5 are acutely malnourished, with 56,000 of them in need of urgent treatment and therapeutic food to survive.

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08 Jan 2016 description

SOMALIA HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN (HRP)

As of 31 December, US$587 million has been received for humanitarian response in Somalia in 2015. This includes $353 million (41 per cent) of the $863 million requested for the 2015 HRP as well as $234 million received for humanitarian activities outside the HRP.

The humanitarian situation remains alarming with high rates of malnutrition and food insecurity. About 4.9 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance as of September 2015, out of which 1.1 million are internally displaced.

03 Dec 2015 description

The humanitarian crisis in Somalia is among the most complex protracted emergencies in the world. Since the beginning of the Deyr rainy season in October, flooding has affected 144,000 people and nearly 60,000 displaced. This comes amid an already fragile humanitarian situation with an estimated 4.9 million people in need of assistance. Over 1.1 million people remain internally displaced

01 Dec 2015 description

SOMALIA HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN (HRP)

As of 30 November 2015, US$538 million had been received for humanitarian response in Somalia. This includes $326 million (38 per cent) of the $863 million requested for the 2015 HRP as well as $212 million received for humanitarian activities outside the HRP. However, the funding received is not commensurate with humanitarian needs.

27 Nov 2015 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

High levels of humanitarian needs persist in Somalia with about 4.9 million people in need of life-saving and livelihood support and 1.1 million in protracted internal displaced. Some 308,000 children under the age of 5, or one in eight, are estimated to be acutely malnourished. Hereof, 56,000 are severely malnourished and in urgent of need of medical treatment and therapeutic food.

11 Nov 2015 description

Parts of northern Somalia and areas along the Juba and Shabelle River basins in Somalia have experienced heavy rains following the start of the Deyr rains on 7 October. The rainfall forecast and the current river levels indicate a high risk of flooding along the middle and lower reaches of Shabelle, and high risk of flooding in the lower reaches of Juba River. The El Niño conditions come amid an already fragile humanitarian situation, where about 4.9 million people are in need of life-saving and livelihood support.

05 Nov 2015 description

SOMALIA HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN (HRP)

So far, US$522 million has been received for humanitarian response in Somalia in 2015. This includes $311 million (36 per cent) of the $863 million requested for the 2015 HRP as well as $211 million received for humanitarian activities outside the HRP. The amount mirrors $521 million received during the same period last year. The funding received so far is not commensurate with humanitarian needs.

09 Oct 2015 description

The humanitarian situation in Somalia remains dire. More than 3.2 million people are in need of assistance, of whom 855,000 are severely food insecure. Over 215,000 children under the age of five are acutely malnourished.
Hereof, 40,000 are severely malnourished and at risk of dying if they do not urgently receive medical treatment and therapeutic food to survive.

05 Oct 2015 description

SOMALIA HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN (HRP)

The Somalia humanitarian response has received US$437 million so far. The amount includes $301 million contributed for activities listed in the 2015 HRP request of $863 million and $136 million received for humanitarian activities outside the appeal.

The funding comes against the backdrop of an alarming humanitarian situation in Somalia where the number of people in food crisis and emergency increased by 17 per cent, to 855,000 from 731,000 six months ago.

17 Sep 2015 description

The humanitarian situation in Somalia remains alarming. Compared to six months ago, the number of people in crisis and emergency increased by 17 per cent, from 731,000 to 855,000. The number of people in stress remained at 2.3 million; this brings the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance to 3.2 million. Widespread acute malnutrition persists with nearly 215,000 children under five acutely malnourished.