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
- Drought Crisis in Somalia: More coordination is needed to face upcoming humanitarian crises
- East Africa Food Security Alert: December 7, 2018
- Outbreak Update – Cholera in Somalia, 7 December 2018
- Humanitarian Bulletin Somalia, 1 November - 4 December 2018 [EN/SO]
- UNHCR Somalia Factsheet - 1 - 30 November 2018
A recent story published by UNFPA illustrates the maternal mortality crisis in Somalia . 11 women in Tulo Ano, a rural village in Somalia, died of pregnancy-related complications within the first week of October alone. All of the 11 cases were handled by Jamila Garad Ali, 23, one of the few qualified midwives in the area.
On September 20th, the American Refugee Committee distributed $1 million to 1,000 families across Somaliland. This enormous feat was accomplished through a collaborative effort between the American Refugee Committee, Love Army, and the international community.
Report drafted by: Ahmed Matan and Shair Ibrahim
It took 16 warning for the international community to respond to the last catastrophe; lessons must be learnt from past to avert another crisis in the Horn of Africa.
Minneapolis, MN (October 4, 2012)—Floods have devastated communities in central Somalia’s Hiiraan Region. According to the United Nations, more than 21,000 people have already been forced from their homes due to flooding of the Shabelle River. Hundreds of thousands more are at risk. Houses, wells, and latrines have been destroyed.
Thousands of Somalis – many in need of urgent lifesaving assistance – face a potential cut-off of aid from abroad from family members as a U.S. bank plans to close money-wiring services later this month, the humanitarian non-profits Oxfam America and the American Refugee Committee said today.
Minnesota's Somali Community, American Refugee Committee, City of Minneapolis, United Way, and UCare Lead Effort
April 13, 2011— Minnesota’s Somali community, the American Refugee Committee, the City of Minneapolis, Greater Twin Cities United Way, and UCare are uniting in a first-of-its-kind collaborative effort to bring about change and to build hope in Somalia and here in Minnesota.