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06 Nov 2018 description

Deyr rainfall expected to sustain current outcomes, except in some pastoral areas

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24 Oct 2018 description


The onset of conflicts or disasters in Somalia often mean death or displacement for vulnerable populations. Years of suffering for such populations have always driven the need for early warning/trigger systems to protect and improve the coping capacities of affected persons and enable early response by humanitarian actors. The link between early warning and early action however remains weak thus limiting impact and holistic recovery.

18 Oct 2018 description


SoSh (Somali shilling)-using areas: Compared to one month ago, consumer Price Index (CPI) remained relatively stable in September 2018. CPI declined (by 1-16%) annually due to decreases in cereal prices.

SISh (Somaliland shilling)-using areas: The CPI declined mildly (3-4%) compared to both last month and a year ago.

07 Sep 2018 description

A recent forecast issued by the Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF50), issued on 28 August 2018, indicates a greater likelihood of normal to above normal 2018 Deyr (October-December) rains across Somalia. Specifically, the forecast indicates 35 percent probability of above normal rainfall in the northwest regions. This probability is higher (40%) in the rest of the country. Overall, probabilities of normal to above normal rainfall are 75 percent across the country.

02 Sep 2018 description

1.5 million people still face acute food security Crisis or worse in Somalia despite improvements

294 000 children are acutely malnourished

30 Jul 2018 description


The Gu (June) 2018 season nutrition assessment among Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the main settlements and two urban areas shows Critical prevalence of acute malnutrition (Global Acute Malnutrition-GAM ≥ 15%) in 7 out of 15 population groups surveyed in June 2018: Bossaso, Qardho, Galkacyo Garowe, Mogadishu, Dolow and Baidoa IDPs - see Map 1 and Table 2.

20 Jul 2018 description

SoSh (Somali shilling)-using areas: Consumer Price Index (CPI) mildly changed (by 2-6%) in June 2018. Similary, the CPI declined (by 1-17%) annually due to decreases in cereal prices. SISh (Somaliland shilling)-using areas: The CPI remained relatively stable compared to a month ago (May 2018) but increased (4%) compared to a year ago.