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12 Nov 2018 description

Editorial

COOPI’s worldwide operations increased once again in 2017. It means also that the number of humanitarian crises we have tried to respond to as effectively as ever has increased. We have decided not to limit ourselves to intervening when there is an emergency, only to then move on elsewhere; instead, we remain alongside the communities hit by those emergencies in the medium-to-long-term, so as to help them overcome their critical issues and launch a reconstruction process.

30 Jun 2018 description

In response to surging food security needs due to the ongoing drought, and pre-famine conditions, five organizations joined together to form the Cash Alliance (CA) with an aim of providing cash support for Somali households affected by drought. This report provides an evaluation of the program. The Cash Alliance is composed of the Norwegian Refugee Council, the Danish Refugee Council, Save the Children, Concern Worldwide, and Cooperazione Internazionale.

07 Dec 2016 description

Situational Overview of Dollow IDPs

 There are two major IDPs in Dollow District

 Kabasa and Qansaxley IDPs

 In Kabasa there are 3500 HHs in total with the exception of Newly arrivals from either Ethiopian or Dadaab – Kenya.

 Influx of returnees from neighbouring countries i.e. Ethiopia and Kenya made the situation worse since returnees came to Dollow in large numbers due to relative peace and calm.

24 Jul 2014 description

Somalia: eight warnings of catastrophe so far, and still no action

Early warnings need to result in early action in Somalia

Last week marked three years since the UN declared famine in Somalia. The catastrophe facing the Somali people three years ago ended in at least 260,000 people dying, half of them children.

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

13 Nov 2013 description

NGOs welcome an agreement with potential to enhance opportunities for Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees

NGOs engaged in the search for durable solutions for Somali refugees in Kenya, congratulate the governments of Somalia and Kenya, and UNHCR for developing the Tripartite Agreement on Somali refugees in Kenya. The Tripartite Agreement is a first and important step towards finding durable solutions for Somali refugees in the region.

29 May 2012 description

Astrid Sehl (29.05.2012)

NRC, together with 15 other relief agencies, warn that humanitarian needs in Somalia must not be ignored as over 2 million people is still in dire need of assistance.