Appeals & Response Plans
- 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
- Somalia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Somalia: Drought - 2015-2018
“I want my child to be born HIV negative”, said Mr Mohamoud Mohamed Ahmed, accompanied by his smiling and visibly pregnant wife, Mrs Nasteho Farah Elmi, at a recent discussion with people living with HIV in Mogadishu. This bullet-ridden, crumbling city has a network of five hundred people living with HIV. Created by the South Central AIDS Commission of Somalia, its proactive Director, Mr Ahmed Mohamed Jimale, solves such concerns by directing women to clinics for the prevention of transmission of HIV from the mother to her unborn child.
How does it feel to become a refugee? How do people fleeing their homes cope with the life and death choices confronting them? To mark World Refugee Day, observed on June 20 every year, stark questions like these are posed by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in a new campaign.
Nairobi (30 November 2007) - There is still an opportunity to prevent a major AIDS epidemic in conflict-torn Somalia, but this will take stronger Somali leadership and greater involvement of civil society - particularly young people, women, religious leaders, and those living with HIV, the UN said today.
Somalis unite with Horn of Africa partners to address HIV/AIDS
Hargeisa - (Monday 13 November 2006) - "Due to the high level of mobility in the Horn of Africa, important population groups consistently remain outside the reach of national efforts to address HIV/AIDS.