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24 May 2018 description
report World Vision
Thousands remain in urgent need of humanitarian assistance along the north-western coastline of Somaliland in the wake of Cyclone Sagar, the strongest storm to ever make landfall in the region.
16 May 2018 description
At risk from the fighting is not only the welfare of hundreds of thousands of people and the possibility of mass displacement, but the remarkable progress that both Somaliland and Puntland have made over the years.
08 May 2018 description
Flash and river floods, caused by heavy rainfall, have affected more than 695,000 Somalis, and displaced nearly 215,000, in the past few days.
02 May 2018 description
report Save the Children
Catastrophic flash flooding has forced 175,000 people out of their homes, leaving them more vulnerable to malnutrition and diseases such as AWD and cholera.
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.
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".
02 Mar 2018 description
report Oxfam
Humanitarian needs are expected to remain significant, with an estimated 7.4 million people in Ethiopia, 6.2 million in Somalia and 3.4 million in Kenya requiring food aid in the first half of 2018.
31 Jan 2018 description
Historic levels of funding, large and sustained famine prevention efforts and easing drought helped ease famine risk. But progress could easily be reversed and nearly 500,000 people might face a catastrophe.
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
report World Bank, GFDRR
El presente análisis tiene por objetivo evaluar el impacto de las inundaciones en el estado de Tabasco entre los años 2007 y 2010 y de las inversiones en RRD en el bienestar socioeconómico de la población de Tabasco.
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.
03 Oct 2017 description
With the commitment of cholera-affected countries, technical partners and donors, as many as 20 countries could eliminate disease transmission by 2030.
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.