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26 Aug 2016 description
This update of the “Call for Aid” seeks to mobilize further response to avert a deterioration of the situation due to prolonged effects of drought in most affected areas.
19 Apr 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
30 Mar 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
22 Dec 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
18 Dec 2015 description
Partners continued to respond to the needs of people affected by flooding across the country. The amount of rainfall continues to reduce but flood risks remain.
08 Dec 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
08 Dec 2015 description
The renewed displacement of IDPs is of particular concern as they have no support structures in the area - although reports confirm that the armed forces from both states have started to withdraw from the frontline.
01 Dec 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
25 Nov 2015 description
El Niño is expected to prompt heavy rains and cause flooding, as well as drought conditions in coastal areas of Somaliland, which could severely compound the already fragile humanitarian situation in Somalia.
24 Nov 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
20 Nov 2015 description
The WASH cluster has intensified hygiene promotion activities in Bardheere, Belet Weyne, Buur Hakaba and Kismayo, the worst affected, to minimize risk of water-related diseases.
17 Nov 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
11 Nov 2015 description
The recent heavy and widespread rains in northwest Africa, Horn of Africa and Yemen could favour desert locust breeding, FAO warns. Potential effects are a major threat to food security.
10 Nov 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
06 Nov 2015 description
The last major event in 1997-1998 resulted in significant health impacts across multiple WHO regions, including the Pacific, Central and South America, and across Africa.
03 Nov 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
27 Oct 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
19 Oct 2015 description
In addition to a severe lack of water, communities are facing food shortages, resulting in desperate coping strategies. Immediate response is need to prevent the sitaution from deteriorating further.
09 Oct 2015 description
More than 600,000 people in southern and central Somalia and in Puntland are likely to be affected by flooding, which may result in disease and deterioration in food security and nutritional situations.
29 Sep 2015 description
It is foreseen that Somalia could experience flooding in southern and central regions and Puntland, as well as exacerbated drought conditions in Somaliland as early as end of September 2015 to December 2015.