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Drought conditions set to worsen Somalia food crisis - Statement by Philippe Lazzarini, Humanitarian Coordinator in Somalia [EN/SO]

Philippe Lazzarini said: "In the coming months, for the first time since the 2011 famine, we will see the number of people in food security crisis and emergency go up again."

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Somalia again on precipice of crisis; HC calls for urgent funding [EN/SO]

If funding is not received in a matter of weeks, primary health care services for 3 million people, many of them women and children, may have to be shut down, warns the Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia.

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Statement attributable to the acting Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Mr. Sikander Khan [EN/SO]

(Mogadishu/Nairobi, 27 March 2014): I am deeply concerned that over 10 people were injured, including at least six children, and others were exposed to severe danger due to mortar shelling affecting several densely populated civilian areas in Mogadishu. This attack is a clear violation of international humanitarian law that prohibits indiscriminate attacks as occurred in the night of 25 March.

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Statement from the UN Humanitarian Coordinator: As Somalia’s fragile improvements continue, HC cautions against complacency

(Mogadishu, 4 February 2014) — Commenting on the latest results of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit twice annual assessment and forecast of the food and nutrition situation in Somalia the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia Mr.

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Global Humanitarian Response for 2014 launched today Somalia appeal seeks US$928 million for 3.2 million Somalis in need

(Mogadishu, 16 December 2013) – The Global Humanitarian Response for 2014, launched today by Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, seeks $13 billion to support millions of people in crisis zones worldwide, including Somalia. In Somalia, there are some 3.18 million people affected by the protracted crisis, with $927.5 million needed in assistance in 2014.

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