Somalia Famine & Drought Situation Report No. 27



  • While the Deyr rains have subsided in many parts of the Lower and Middle Juba regions, flooding continues to affect many settlements in Middle Juba.

  • Increasing rates of suspected malaria cases were reported this week in Lower and Middle Juba. WHO is warning of possible outbreaks of waterborne diseases in districts affected by flash flooding in recent weeks.

  • WHO has called on health partners to intensify cholera preventative activities in Mogadishu.

  • Bad roads due to rains continue to hamper the delivery of food assistance to people in need in Bay, threatening to reverse gains made in reducing malnutrition rates in the region.


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