- OCHA Somalia: Drought Response - Situation Report No. 13 (as of 20 June 2017)
- OCHA Horn of Africa: Humanitarian Impacts of Drought – Issue 6 (16 June 2017)
- UNHCR Somalia: Response to Yemen situation 1 - 31 May 2017
Appeals & Funding
- Horn of Africa: A Call for Action, February 2017
- Operational Plan for Famine Prevention (Jan-Jun 2017)
- Humanitarian Needs Overview 2017
- Humanitarian Response Plan May 2017
- 2016-2018 Humanitarian Strategy
- FAO Somalia Famine Prevention and Drought Response Plan (Feb-Jul 2017)
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- IOM Appeal Somalia Drought, January - June 2017
- UNHCR Somalia Situation Supplementary Appeal 2017
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- Country-based Pooled Fund: 2016
- Business Guide: North-East Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia: Prevent Famine and Support Response
- OCHA Somalia
- UNHCR Information Sharing Portal: Refugees in the Horn of Africa: Somali Displacement Crisis
- FSNAU (FAO Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit Somalia)
- SWALIM (Somalia Water and Land Information Management)
- Human Rights Watch: Somalia - Events of 2016
- New Deal Somalia
- UNSOM (UN Assistance Mission in Somalia)
- Food Security Cluster: Somalia
- Logistics Cluster: Somalia
1. On 21 May 1997, the Security Counci met to discuss how to improve protection for humanitarian assistance to refugees and others in conflict situations. The President of the Security Council subsequently issued a statement on 19 June 1997 (S/PRST/1997/34) summarizing the conclusions and recommendations of the debate and encouraging the Secretary-General to study the matter further. The present report has been prepared in response to that request.
The second round of the Kick-Polio-Out-of-Somalia campaign in central and southern Somalia starts on Sunday September 13, 1998 and concludes on 17 September, 1998.
Nairobi, 4 September 1998 -- The World Food Programme today confirmed that this year's harvest in Somalia is the worst in five years and will threaten the lives of thousands of Somalis over the coming months.
With the exception of a heavy rainstorm in late June, rainfall in southern Somalia was light and sporadic during June and July. Prospects for the gu (main season) harvest remain poor, but the heavy rainstorm replenished waterholes and improved pastures in the central rangelands. The rainstorm also reduced the rat population in some areas, possibly helping to contain crop damage from the severe rat infestations that agricultural areas are enduring this year.
by Mary Anne Fitzgerald and Shep Lowman
PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nairobi, I3 August, 1998
A peace deal has been agreed between rival factions in Somalia's western border region after 20 days of talks, local elders said on Thursday.
The peace deal was agreed between the Islamist fundamentalist group Al-Itihad Al-Islam and the Somali National Front (SNF) faction in the town of El-Adde in the Gedo region, close to the border with Kenya and Ethiopia.
The meeting was attended by more than 700 delegates and the six-point agreement was signed by Ali Mohamed Mukhtar, the deputy chairman of the SNF faction, and Sheikh Mohamud Moallin Nur, the deputy chairman of Al-Itihad, the …
Latest News - July 1998 Update
Food security in southern Somalia and Somaliland is deteriorating rapidly due to a combination of factors, including failed rains, increasing civil insecurity, and the adverse economic impact of Saudi Arabia’s ban on livestock imports. The population will require food assistance through the next harvest, in December.
World Vision Media Release
reported by James Addis and Dorothy Kamau
World Vision Somalia marketing and communications
World Vision is bracing itself for massive population movements into its operational areas following increased insecurity and a projected major food shortage.
January - December 1999
OFFICE FOR THE COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS (OCHA)
FOREWORD As 1999 approaches, nearly four years after the departure of the last UNOSOM II peacekeeping troops from Mogadishu, Somalia presents two very different faces.