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30 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Currently, nearly 301,000 children under the age of five are acutely malnourished, including 48,000 who are severely malnourished and face death if urgent treatment is not provided.
27 Apr 2018 description
In Baidoa town alone, about 174,000 people have been affected by flooding. More than half the shelters cannot withstand heavy rains, and many have already been washed away.
12 Mar 2018 description
WHO, UNICEF, national and local health authorities aim to reach more than 4.7 million children aged from 6 months to 10 years during the overall campaign.
06 Mar 2018 description
At the London conference, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt told global donors that while swift action last year saved thousands of lives, "the job is not yet done".
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.
27 Dec 2017 description
In 2018, the nutrition cluster will continue to focus on life-saving and resilience-building activities amid an unprecedented drought.
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.
07 Dec 2017 description
These critical funds, part of the Fund's second standard allocation this year, will support 30 famine prevention projects in some of the worst-affected areas across the country.
29 Nov 2017 description
Some 3.3 million of these will require urgent life-saving assistance in 2018 due to a combination of vulnerabilities resulting from drought-induced displacement, conflict and limited access to basic services.
25 Oct 2017 description
WHO and health authorities in Somalia are gearing up for a nationwide measles vaccination campaign through capacity building for surveillance officers, health staff and partners.
26 Sep 2017 description
A drastic increase in displacement this year due to drought is putting additional strain on scarce resources in existing and new IDP settlements.
14 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF and partners have scaled up to respond to the critical nutrition situation reaching 160,744 children with life-saving therapeutic treatment for SAM to date
31 Aug 2017 description
Threat of famine, spikes in abductions and forced evictions, as well as conflict-related violations all contribute to protection risks for IDPs and the local population.
16 Aug 2017 description
WHO urgently requires US$ 6.8 million to scale up its response activities in Somalia and conduct a measles immunization campaign for 4.2 million children in November 2017.
11 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The projected number of children who are, or will be, acutely malnourished has increased by 50 per cent since the beginning of the year to 1.4 million. The drought is also uprooting people, with 766,000 displaced since November 2016.
26 Jul 2017 description
WHO, UNICEF and national health authorities will launch a nation-wide measles campaign targeting 4.2 million children in November 2017, which requires US$14 million.
19 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
As humanitarians reach at least 10 million people each month in the 4 countries, UNICEF calls for further international efforts to save nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death.
23 Jun 2017 description
Nearly four years after withdrawing its teams from Somalia, MSF has started providing support to Mudug Regional Hospital in Puntland region, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health.
09 Jun 2017 description
IOM intends to target six million drought-affected individuals from April to December 2017 across Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Djibouti with a combination of lifesaving and early recovery interventions.
05 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Since the beginning of this year, more than 76,000 children have been treated for severe acute malnutrition and 1.5 million people had temporary access to safe drinking water.