- WFP Somalia Country Brief, April 2016
- UNHCR Somalia Task Force on Yemen Situation: Inter-Agency Update #9 (25 April - 8 May 2016)
- GHA-DI/START Crisis briefing: Humanitarian funding analysis: Somalia, flooding in Hiran region, 18 May 2016
Appeals & Funding
- Call for Call for Aid - Drought and El Niño (March 2016)
- Humanitarian Needs Overview 2016
- Humanitarian Response Plan 2016
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2016
- UNHCR: Yemen Situation Emergency Response (Jan-Dec 2016) Supplementary Appeal 2016
- FAO Rapid Results Drought Response Plan - Somaliland and Puntland
- WHO Humanitarian Response Plan 2016
In April, WFP concluded an operational agreement with RRA and local civilian authorities in the Bay and Bakool region. The agreement sets out the respective roles and responsibilities of parties engaged in food assistance programmes in the two regions. Considerable work has been undertaken towards re-orienting of the WFP programme in most parts of southern Somalia towards food-for-work. Food-for-work programmes have already begun in Bay, Bakool and Hiran regions.
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I. What’s New
Regional Humanitarian Coordinator: UN Secretary General Kofi Annan appointed Manuel Aranda da Silva as Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Horn of Africa on 1 May, to promote a coherent response by governments, UN agencies and NGOs to the crises affecting Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti and northern Kenya.
Regional Appeal to be released: The Somalia Inter-Agency Emergency Appeal, which will be part of a Horn of Africa Regional Emergency Appeal, is expected to be issued on 7 June.
ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: Ethiopia asks OAU to modify peace plan
From ICRC NEWS 20
Press Release 00/30
Mogadishu City - Somali Peace Rally (SPR) believes that the current attitudes of animosity, incompatibility, suspicion and hostility by Somali warlords towards Djibouti peace plan for Somalia reflect their economic advantages in Somali conflict such as illegally printing Somali money and using public infrastructure for their personal interests.
at a glance
key issues affecting children
A/55/82 - S/2000/61
Crop failure and the vicious fighting between
rival clans that plagues Somalia have left some 1.2 to 1.5 million people
at risk of serious food insecurity.
The worst affected areas are the Bay, Bakool and Gedo regions, where an estimated 730,000 people need assistance.
ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: Meles claims victory on all fronts
Christian and Muslim Agencies working together to Save Lives now
ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: Ethiopian planes bomb Asmara airport
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires - IRIN
Pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
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Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
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Fax: +254 2 622129
Mercy-USA has played a major role in controlling the outbreak of cholera in Jilib during this spring season. Mercy-USA and MSF-Spain jointly opened a cholera treatment center in the area. Mercy-USA provides this center with health staff from our MCH. In addition, we are chlorinating water sources in the region. UNICEF is providing us with the chlorine and oral rehydration salt (ORS) and WHO with intravenous (IV) solution.
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