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19 Jan 2018 description
Years of drought have spiralled Somaliland’s nomadic communities into a food crisis, causing most – if not all – of their camels, sheep and goats to die and, with them, their livelihoods.
17 Jan 2018 description
The number of Somalis on the brink of famine has grown tenfold in a year. An estimated 1.2 million children are projected to be malnourished in 2018, 232,000 of whom will face life-threatening severe acute malnutrition.
16 Jan 2018 description
Amid serious 2017 global setbacks, the UN chief urges action on climate, migration, regional conflicts, and women’s empowerment and calls for unity and courage to meet today’s most urgent needs.
15 Jan 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch
The Islamist armed group has threatened and abducted civilians in Somalia's Bay region to force communities to hand over their children for indoctrination and military training.
11 Jan 2018 description
The children and their families need urgent support, including health and nutrition services, safe water and sanitation, and education and psychosocial assistance.
09 Jan 2018 description
The Somalia NGO Consortium strongly condemns the forced evictions and large-scale destruction of settlements for IDPs. More than 5,807 households in Km13 were made homeless.
07 Jan 2018 description
Amidst a drought emergency, 83 per cent of the 23,002 suspected measles cases were children under 10 years of age. The vaccination campaign will reach over 5 million children.
04 Jan 2018 description
Global EWEA report highlights potential new emergencies caused by imminent disaster threats and the risk of a steep deterioration in countries in crisis or response stage of an emergency.
04 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
An estimated 482,882 children require treatment for acute malnutrition, including 104,614 who are suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM), says UNICEF.
01 Jan 2018 description
UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Mr. Peter de Clercq, bemoaned the unannounced destruction. Over 23 IDP settlements, housing over 4,000 IDP households, were destroyed.
28 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline targets, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.
27 Dec 2017 description
In 2018, the nutrition cluster will continue to focus on life-saving and resilience-building activities amid an unprecedented drought.
22 Dec 2017 description
The group of Eritrean, Ethiopian, Somali and Yemeni refugees include families, single mothers, unaccompanied children and disabled people. All of them need health care and counseling.
22 Dec 2017 description
The crisis has continued to deteriorate following last month’s escalation of fighting in the north. Approximately 75 per cent of Yemenis need humanitarian assistance.
20 Dec 2017 description
Filippo Grandi has expressed his gratitude to Kenya for continuing to host almost half a million refugees and keeping its borders open to people fleeing war.
19 Dec 2017 description
The extent of the growing humanitarian needs underlines the urgent requirement for investment in longer-term efforts to build Somalia’s structural resilience to climatic and humanitarian shocks.
15 Dec 2017 description
The integration of refugees into national education systems, coupled with the government’s announcement that all refugee camps in the country will now be considered villages sets a positive example to the world.
15 Dec 2017 description
Initial reports are that more than 1,400 people have fled from Taizz and Hudaydah to the Ash Shamateen district in Southern Taizz, and Al Fayoosh district in Lahj.
13 Dec 2017 description
Framed around the Agenda for Humanity, the report presents global and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance.
13 Dec 2017 description
report The Conversation
Less than a year ago, Dadaab was facing closure by Kenya’s government. But the decision to repatriate its 320,000 refugees to Somalia was overturned. What is life like in the camp?