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11 Apr 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF report: despite recent improvements, outlook for the Horn of Africa increasingly worrisome More than 8 million people need emergency assistance NAIROBI, 11 April 2012 – The massive humanitarian response in the Horn of Africa in 2011 reversed the spread of famine and saved tens of...
28 Dec 2011 description
Deyr season crop performance in South and Central Somalia Key messages Despite on‐going, large‐scale humanitarian intervention, food insecurity remains at Emergency and Famine levels across most of southern Somalia. Crop production in southern and central Somalia is expected to be mixed. In...
28 Dec 2011 description
This report is produced by OCHA Somalia in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA in New York. It covers the period from 21 December to 28 December 2011. The next report will be issued on 4 January 2012. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES Three aid workers on a monitoring...
23 Dec 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES · Tensions remain high in North Eastern Province of Kenya following a series of explosive attacks targeting military and police convoys in the area. · Aid workers have further reduced operations in the Dadaab refugee camps following heightened insecurity. · WHO has...
06 Dec 2011 description
report ACTED
NAIROBI [ACTED News] – Lower and Middle Juba health facilities reported 259 cases of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) and cholera between 7 – 13 November, while mobile health units in Bakool reported 169 cases in the same week. In all regions, vulnerable groups such as women, girls and young...
08 Nov 2011 description
This update provides information on the protection environment in Somalia, including apparent violations of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law as reported during the last two weeks through the IASC Somalia Protection Cluster monitoring systems. Incidents mentioned in this report are not...
08 Nov 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES People have started fleeing their homes to seek refuge in surrounding villages following declarations that the Al Shabaab strongholds in Afgooye, Kismayo, Baidoa, Marka and other towns in southern Somalia will face aerial strikes soon The number of Somali refugees...
04 Nov 2011 description
Thousands of displaced Somalis have been affected by heavy rains and flooding in parts of Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia. In Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, the rains have flooded the shelters of some 2,800 people in Sigale IDP camp. In response, UNHCR has distributed 4,500 assistance kits with plastic...
31 Oct 2011 description
Continuous heavy rain has not dampened the spirit of thousands of men who are now returning home from crowded camps where they sought refuge after being displaced by East Africa’s worst drought in decades. They leave, assured that SOS Children’s Villages teams across Somalia will continue to...
25 Oct 2011 description
This report is produced by OCHA Somalia in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA in New York. It covers the period from 19 to 25 October 2011. The next report will be issued on 1 November 2011. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • Heavy rains in parts of Somalia have...
22 Oct 2011 description
This report is produced by OCHA Eastern Africa in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It is issued by OCHA in New York. It covers the period 14-21 October. The next report will be issued on 28 October. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • On 16 October, Kenyan armed forces moved into Somalia...
19 Oct 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES Parts of the country are experiencing heavy rains. About 1,000 households have reportedly been displaced by rains, which are also blocking roads and further limiting access to affected populations. Humanitarian organisations are scaling up to address increasing needs...
13 Oct 2011 description
report Save the Children
Torrential rain has hit drought-displaced families living in squalid camps in Mogadishu, sweeping at least two children away, killing a pregnant woman and leaving thousands of people without shelter. Heavy rains have flooded the meagre shelters of nearly 2,800 people living in the Sigale camp....