- FEWS NET Food Security Outlook Update June 2015
- OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin April 2015 | Issued on 25 May 2015
- Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia (S/2015/331)
Appeals & Funding
- Strategic Response Plan 2015
- Humanitarian Needs Overview 2015
- CHF (Common Humanitarian Fund)
1.1 Every country in the world strives to achieve food security. What makes food security in Somalia an enormous challenge is the multitude of hazards and their complex interactions that impede such an outcome. From 15 years of civil war to an arid climate plagued with successive droughts. From a population devoid of education and health services to the deliberate destruction of irrigation, roads and productive infrastructure.
Pakistan earthquake: six months after
This report was written in cooperation with the UN Agencies in Somalia
Researched, written and published by the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI
by Ali Musa Abdi
by Bogonko Bosire
by Omar Valdimarsson in Nairobi
LOCALISED DELAYS IN PLANTING FOR THE 2006 MAIZE CROPING SEASON
Overall, the 2006 maize crop season started on time in the southern part of the region (Uganda and Kenya). In Amahara and eastern Oromiya regions of Ethiopia maize planting is having a delay of 4 dekads. In Rift Valley, the most important maize production province of Kenya, maize was planted with more than 2 dekads of delay (Fig. 1).
2.1 Million Somalis in Urgent Need of Assistance
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BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
This week's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Education, Food, Health, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation
(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Occupied Palestinian Territories (2) Pakistan
(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Congo (2) Congo, DR (3) Eritrea (4) Ethiopia (5) Rwanda (6) Somalia (7) Sudan (8) Tanzania (9) Uganda
(D) West Africa: (1) Cote d'Ivoire (2) Guinea (3) Niger
(E) Southern Africa: …
The Global Humanitarian Reform
Emergency response must be stepped up, says CARE International
The drought affecting the Horn of Africa and the cumulative effect of successive years of poor rains, coupled in some cases with conflict and civil unrest, is threatening the livelihoods of 15 million people, mostly pastoralists who depend on livestock and agriculture for their way of life. Pastoralists and agro-pastoralists are extremely poor and, with few coping strategies, remain particularly vulnerable to famine.
NAIROBI, April 26, 2006 (AFP) - Some 200 children have been infected by polio in Somalia since July last year when the disease reappeared in the lawless nation, the United Nations announced on Wednesday.