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  1. Flooding Escalates Human Displacement, Disease Risk In Somalia

    5 Nov 2019- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOGADISHU, Somalia Over 275,000 people in Somalia have been displaced by heavy rains in October, bringing the number to 575,000 since January following devastating flodds. Insecurity in many regions is making a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2019 - 11:02

  2. Urgent Need For Sanitation Provision For Displaced Somalis

    25 Oct 2019- 08:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat Geneva, Switzerland The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has described an urgent need for sanitation provision and shelter for displaced people in Somalia which has been a conflict zone for almost ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:36

  3. 35-Year Drought Increases Displacement In Horn Of Africa

    14 Oct 2019- 06:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is now experiencing the lowest cumulative rainfall totals since 1981. As a consequence nearly 13 million people, including 6.5 million children, are facing critical leve ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/10/2019 - 13:01

  4. Djibouti: "Immediate Action" Required To Address Climate Change Impacts

    6 Oct 2019- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator at the United Nations has called on the international community to take immediate acti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2019 - 09:58

  5. 41 Countries Need External Assistance For Food

    23 Sep 2019- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) has reported that there are 41 countries that continue to require some external assistance to meet food requirements. Conflicts act as t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2019 - 06:35

  6. Drought And Conflict Displacements Affect Quarter Of A Million In Somalia

    15 Sep 2019- 07:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat OSLO, Norway The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has warned that a combination of drought, conflict and general insecurity in 2019 has forced almost 250,000 people into migrating from their homes in Somalia. The ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:29

  7. European Commission Supports Drought Relief In Horn Of Africa

    7 Aug 2019- 13:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission is mobilizing a further $56 Million USD in emergency humanitarian funding to help people in the Horn of Africa, where prolonged drought is having devastating consequences ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 03:35

  8. "Early Action" Required As Drought, Conflict Threaten Hunger For 8.7 Million In Somalia and South Sudan

    2 Aug 2019- 11:07 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Severe drought in Somalia and continued violence in South Sudan are threatening more than 8.5 million people with severe food insecurity according to humanitarian agencies. As reported ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:34

  9. International Complacency Compounds Humanitarian Impact Of Drought In Horn Of Africa

    28 Jul 2019- 06:02 by Staff- Water Diplomat OXFORD, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is once again in a drought that appears to be a new norm in the region, with more than 15 million people in need of urgent assistance in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. The ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 03:32

  10. More Warnings About Climate-related Human Displacement In Somalia

    5 Jun 2019- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights (UNHCR) issued a  renewed call June 4 for urgent support for people affected and displaced by drought in Somalia. In May 2019 OOSKAnews re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2019 - 11:44

  11. OOSKAnews Voices- "Water and Violence: Somalia"

    20 May 2019- 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Diana Philip, Senior Research Manager for think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscas ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2019 - 09:46

  12. Somalia NGOs Call For Drought Intervention

    20 May 2019- 05:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOGADISHU, Somalia National and international humanitarian aid agencies have called for immediate and robust response to the growing crisis in Somalia. “The number of people facing acute food shortages is incr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 05:35

  13. Late Rains Exacerbate Famine in Drought-Hit Somalia

    20 May 2019- 05:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Sophisticated analyses of rainfall, temperatures, water availability and vegetation health point to the worse drought in years in Somalia. An estimated 2.2 million people or 18 percent of the popul ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 05:23

  14. Water, Sanitation, Health Issues In Conflicts Must Be Addressed

    7 Apr 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica At the Sanitation and Water for All Sectors Ministers’ Meeting in Costa Rica this week, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, set out an ambitious goal to bring safe access to water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 08:20

  15. PPP Improves Urban Water Supply In Self-declared State Of Somaliland

    4 Dec 2018- 09:11 by OOSKAnews Info TOG WAJAALE, Somaliland An EU-funded UNICEF project to address water scarcity issues in four towns, affecting 800,000 people in Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia, was inaugurated December 2. The Improving Urba ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/06/2018 - 11:14

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