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18 Aug 2018 description

SOMALI REGION, Ethiopia—At first, Trik Dulene and her husband agreed to use family planning to enable them to raise their two daughters within the limited resources available to them as a family. But the pressure from her in-laws to abandon this path became unbearable and contributed to the breakdown of her marriage.

It was a big blow for her when her husband, the breadwinner, left her to raise her daughters alone.

16 May 2017 description

Key mission findings

The majority of drought-related displacement has occurred within regions, with people migrating from rural to urban areas while there are “climate refugees” who came from Somali region of Ethiopia. The pull factor of IDPs to Gaalkacyo is the presence of humanitarian organizations proving assistance.

Local authorities (north Gaalkayco) noted that drought and conflict are the major causes of displacements with more than 40,000 people having been displaced by the drought since January

13 Apr 2016 description

UNFPA handed-over on April 11 reproductive health medicines, equipment and supplies to support Basic and Comprehensive Obstetric and Newborn care services in 4 health centers and the Sitti Zonal Hospital in the Somali Region. The supplies consisted of 15 delivery coaches, 15 beds with mattresses, 2,600 clean delivery kits, 2,800 packs of iron folate, 1,500 dignity kits and 8 tents.