Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Luban - Oct 2018
- Somalia: Polio Outbreak - Aug 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Mekunu - May 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Somalia: Flash Floods - Apr 2018
- Somalia: Measles Outbreak - Dec 2016
- Somalia: Floods - May 2016
- Somalia: Cholera Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Megh - Nov 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Chapala - Nov 2015
Maps & Infographics
Most read reports
- UnSettlement: Urban displacement in the 21st century: City of flight -New and secondary displacements in Mogadishu, Somalia (November 2018)
- Drought Crisis in Somalia: More coordination is needed to face upcoming humanitarian crises
- Somalia: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 11 December 2018)
- Outbreak update – Cholera in Somalia, 12 December 2018
- East Africa Food Security Alert: December 7, 2018
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NAIROBI (Reuter) - Rival Somali faction leaders have ordered implementation of a peace deal forged in a week of secret talks on how to end the chaos in their country, officials said.
The agreement, one of many signed by Somali factions since the country disintegrated after the 1991 overthrow of dictator
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NAIROBI (Reuter) - Kenya's President Daniel arap Moi is hosting exploratory peace talks in Nairobi between rival Somali faction leaders, diplomats said Thursday.
They said major Mogadishu rivals Hussein
Aideed and Ali Mahdi Mohamed arrived in Nairobi this week for the discussions
but the two men had not met face-to-face.
"I understand they are staggered exploratory talks hosted by President Moi. Aideed and Ali Mahdi are here and others will
Ref: DHAGVA - 96/0412
1-30 September 1996
THIS REPORT HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE
OF THE UN HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR AND RESIDENT
"An open wound in the Horn of Africa"
Since it ceased to be a household name in the early 1990s, Somalia has slipped from public consciousness. The departure of UN forces in 1995 and the reduction of aid personnel led many people to believe that Somalia had returned to a state of near-normality.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- In a bid to boost the local economy and humanitarian relief efforts, faction leader Hussein Aidid agreed Monday to reopen an airport under his control.
EAST AFRICA AND THE HORN
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Heightening tensions on the Ethiopian-Somali border, Ethiopian soldiers exchanged fire with a Somali faction, U.N. officials said Wednesday.
The faction was trying to seize the border town of Dolo.
Hussein Ali, a spokesman for the Somali Muslim militant group Al-Itihad Al-Islam, said in Nairobi that the fighting Monday killed five Ethiopian soldiers and eight militants.
In August, Ethiopian troops seized Dolo, previously held by the Muslim group.
MOGADISHU, Sept 18 (Reuter) - An American aid worker kidnapped by Somali gunmen in north Mogadishu left for Kenya on Wednesday after his captors said his abduction was a result of mistaken identity.
Daniel Suther, who was working for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) was freed on Wednesday in the
MOGADISHU, Sept 17 (Reuter) - Gunmen kidnapped an American working for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in the northern part of Somalia's capital on Tuesday, witnesses said.
They said the American, who was not identified, and his Somali driver were seized by more than eight gunmen who intercepted his vehicle on Sanaa road in northern Mogadishu and fired in the air.
The gunmen disarmed the American's two Somali guards and drove off with the driver and aid worker in their USAID four
14 August 96 - UNHCR has spent 13.8 million dollars on rehabilitation and integration projects in northwest Somalia since
1992, including construction of schools, repair of water facilities and rehabiliation of hospitals, to benefit returnees and local
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By JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr.
OGADISHU, Somalia -- Ethiopian troops, tanks and helicopter gunships have crossed the border into western Somalia and attacked three towns, killing scores of people, a Somali Muslim fundamentalist faction charged Friday.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The United Nations has opened talks with one of Somalia's most powerful warlords on a large-scale return of international aid agencies in the Somali capital.
MOGADISHU (Sep 1, 1996 10:23 a.m. EDT) - Somali clan leader Hussein Aideed said on Sunday he would disarm other armed militias operating in the country.
Aideed, 33, was picked by supporters last week as chairman of clan alliance Somali National Alliance (SNA) founded by his late father, Mohamed Farah Aideed.
Speaking in his south Mogadishu stronghold at the final condolence ceremony for his father, he promised to defend Somalia from both internal and external enemies.
"My father resisted neocolonialism. We will continue that struggle," he said.
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