Humanitarian assistance continues across Somalia and as of 30 May, partners have treated about 107,000 children under five for acute malnutrition and reached 335,000 people with food assistance focusing on those in emergency and crisis.
Education partners reached 44,000 children with teaching activities and school feeding programmes while 421,000 people have been provided with temporary and sustainable access to safe water. 732,000 Somalis have received basic health services throughout the country while the protection cluster has reached 47,000 people with protection activities. A further 408,000 people have been reached with activities aimed at building livelihoods and 211,000 people have received livelihood seasonal inputs including seeds, tools, fishing equipment, irrigation vouchers and livestock distribution and vaccination.
In addition, response was scaled up in Dhobley, Lower Juba region where the number of acute water diarrhea (AWD) and suspected cholera cases have rapidly increased since April. Close to 1,000 cases have been reported including four deaths while 336 were admitted for treatment and the rest undergoing out patient care. As of 31 May, 816 households have received hygiene kits while 940 households have been reached with hygiene promotion campaigns
- UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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