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
- Strengthening Somalia’s health systems to boost immunization, with support from GAVI
- 11 mothers from one village in Somalia die giving birth in one week
- Somalia Humanitarian Fund transforms children's lives
- Report of the Secretary-General on the situation with respect to piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia (S/2018/903)
- Somalia: Humanitarian Dashboard - September 2018 (issued on 18 October 2018)
Sustaining Independent Media in Times of Conflict
In a year where the greatest influx of refugees seen by Europe since World War II dominated headlines and pressured government aid budgets, I have been asked on several occasions why support to media development in conflict zones, humanitarian disasters and countries in the midst of democratic transition should be a priority.
26 Jul. 2013
By Andreas Reventlow, IMS Communications Coordinator
“I have stories and poems to give to you, please contact me,” says a caller from Galgaduud in central Somalia in his voice message to Radio Ergo, an IMS-supported radio service providing people across Somalia with vital humanitarian news and information
They say there’s really no such thing as the ‘voiceless’. There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard. In Somalia, a country heavily characterised by its oral culture this is particularly true.
As floods in Somalia displace thousands, the IMS-supported Radio Ergo works to reduce possible disasters
Several people have been killed and thousands displaced after heavy rains in central Somalia's Hiiraan region caused the Shabelle River to burst its banks on September 28.
The IMS-supported humanitarian radio service Radio Ergo is broadcasting special information on how to lessen possible disasters from the floods in the riverine areas of the Jubba and Shabelle rivers.
The famine in Somalia is leaving the country's population in dire need of reliable information on health, human rights and aid services. Radio ERGO tries to meet some of the needs by providing humanitarian information and news to the Somali population
As the people of Somalia and its surrounding countries are struggling with the worst drought in over half a century, the humanitarian radio service Radio ERGO is on the air broadcasting valuable information in Somali on protection, human rights, conflict prevention, health issues, livestock and farming, and other key issues.