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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.
31 Aug 2017 description
An estimated 3.1 million people, 25 percent of the population, are expected to be in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or emergency (IPC Phase 4) through December.
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.
08 Aug 2017 description
report Voice of America
More than 100 children fleeing areas controlled by militants in central Somalia are seeking protection in the coastal town of Adale, a key trading town 220km northeast of Mogadishu.
04 Aug 2017 description
In the wake of a severe drought in Somalia that has displaced more than 800,000 people, the government has joined forces with IOM and UNDP to enhance its drought response capacity.
02 Aug 2017 description
report IRIN
After nearly three decades of conflict, Somalia has no public health system and 800,000 people driven into unsanitary settlements by drought and insecurity – perfect conditions for cholera to thrive.
01 Aug 2017 description
The $78 million grant agreements are geared towards emergency food and medical aid to the most vulnerable populations as well as strengthening drought resilience in both countries.
28 Jul 2017 description
The fight against malnutrition and disease is pressing in the small, thirsty villages of Somalia. With the help of the Red Crescent, mobile teams are being deployed to communities cut off from basic health care.
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.
07 Jul 2017 description
The additional funding brings the total amount donated to the region, including Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya and Uganda, to almost €260 million since the beginning of this year.
06 Jul 2017 description
Joint multi-year funding from Canada will help FAO, IFAD and WFP to build resilience and tackle food insecurity in parts of Somalia, Niger and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
29 Jun 2017 description
report Save the Children
Save the Children says thousands of children across nine districts in Somalia at risk of starving to death in a few months unless the international community continues to provide life-saving aid.
28 Jun 2017 description
A joint EU-UNICEF emergency initiative will support 602,000 people in Somalia, including some 301,000 children and 156,500 women, in regions worst hit by a serious AWD/cholera outbreak.
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.
13 Jun 2017 description
Humanitarian response efforts in drought-hit Horn of Africa received a boost after International partners made financial pledges following a five-day visit to the region.
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.
02 Jun 2017 description
By mid-July, FAO will have reached 22 million animals, protecting the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of families who rely on their livestock's meat and milk for survival.