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16 Dec 2015 description

This report presents the findings of the community baseline undertaken by the Consortium ‘Building Resilient Communities in Somalia’ (BRCiS) between August and October 2014. The aim of the Consortium is to enhance resilience to shocks and recurrent hazards in highly vulnerable communities of South and Central Somalia for an initial period of four years.

07 May 2014 description

Published May 7, 2014 – by Anne-Marie Schryer-Roy

  • 2.9 million Somalis are in humanitarian crisis

  • 50,000 children are severely malnourished and at death’s door

  • Women in Somalia face the second highest risk of maternal death in the world and babies are at the highest risk of dying on the day of their birth

  • 1.1 million people are displaced within their own country

  • Polio has returned, with 193 cases recorded in the last year