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
Most read reports
- 11 mothers from one village in Somalia die giving birth in one week
- Somalia Humanitarian Fund transforms children's lives
- Somalia: Humanitarian Dashboard - September 2018 (issued on 18 October 2018)
- Somalia: Weekly EPI/POL Update Week 41 (Ending 14 Oct 2018)
- AMISOM and Somali national security officers complete training on civil-military cooperation
Nearly 300,000 have fled war-torn Somalia, leaving behind livelihoods and lost loved ones for the grim, overcrowded refugee camps of Kenya.
As Somali troops prepare to dislodge Islamic militants from Mogadishu, some soldiers have deserted. The task ahead will be difficult and will endanger a vulnerable population.
By Lutfi Sheriff Mohammed and Jeffrey Fleishman, Los Angeles Times
May 13, 2010
Reporting from Mogadishu, Somalia, and Cairo
On streets and alleys whittled by gunfire, Col.
Fleeing civil war and poverty, Somalis take rickety boats to Yemen, the poorest Arab country. Yemen officials say they have a 'moral obligation' to accept the refugees, many of whom don't make it.
By Haley Sweetland Edwards
February 15, 2010
Reporting from Mukalla, Yemen - Holding her baby above her head, Rihanna Mohammed tumbled out of a boat in rough seas and swam to the Yemeni shore.
"It is a wicked, wicked journey," said the refugee from Somalia, her feet wrinkled and yellowed, her face speckled white with sand.