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28 Nov 2011 description

1. Background

As the result of the drought occurred after the floods in previous two years and the famine, Somali has been slided into a severe crisis.

22 Aug 2011 description


North Bakool and Lower Shabelle regions in the south of Somali are declared as drought zone by the United Nations on 20 July 2011. According to the latest information, the regions in the north of the country would be also declared as drought zones in the following months, and if it is not intervened, declaration of famine for the northern regions is also most likely.

Half of the population of the country (3.7 million) is affected by the crisis and 2.8 million of the population has been living in the southern regions.