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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Somaliland Regions Argue as Drought Hits Populace

    9 Mar 2018- 06:52 by Local Press Report HARGEISA Somaliland Press Around 30,000 families living in six drought-stricken districts of Somaliland are not able to get relief aid due to a protracted dispute over political administration. Climate Food Security ...

    Local Press Report - 03/09/2018 - 06:52

  8. Somaliland Prez Candidate Calls for Changes in Water Distribution and Land Registration

    1 Nov 2017- 10:34 by Local Press Report HARGEISA The National Waddani presidential candidate Abdirahman Irro unveiled on Sunday new changes that he promises to bring to water management and land registration, well ahead of his two competitors. Access Clim ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2017 - 10:34

  9. Grim Milestone: Somalia Drought and Conflict Forces One Million People to Flee

    18 Oct 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report MOGADISHU Norwegian Refugee Council Over 1 million people in Somalia have been forced to abandon their homes this year seeking food and water, mainly due to drought. "We are alarmed at the massive scale of thi ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2017 - 11:43

  10. US Offensive against Somali Militants Puts Humanitarian Efforts at Risk

    27 Apr 2017- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Info MOGASDISHU The Guardian United Nations and aid officials warn that a new US-backed military offensive against Islamist militants in Somalia could undermine the massive international effort to help millions of people th ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/01/2017 - 08:33

  11. Somalia Well: 32 Deaths Reported

    31 Jan 2017- 13:01 by Local Press Report BAIDOA Garowe Online Over 32 people died and dozens have been taken to the hospital after drinking poisonous water from a well in a rural village near Baidoa town on Monday. Officials say they are probing into the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2017 - 13:01

  12. Africa Blows $35 billion on Food Imports: AfDB

    16 Sep 2016- 11:20 by Local Press Report MOGADISHU The Chronicle Africa is spending $35 billion annually on food imports due to the absence of vibrant food processing firms, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has said.  The regional bank has since called ...

    Local Press Report - 09/16/2016 - 11:20

  13. Cholera, Chikungunya Outbreaks in Mandera County Under Control: MSF

    15 Jul 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANDERA, Kenya The simultaneous outbreaks of cholera and chikungunya in the Kenyan town of Mandera are finally under control, international humanitarian group Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said this week. MSF ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2016 - 10:45

  14. Cholera Under Control in Kenya’s Mandera County: MSF

    16 Jun 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANDERA, Kenya The cholera outbreak in Kenya’s Mandera County has now been contained, according to international humanitarian group Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International. MSF team leader Ahmed Garat sai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/16/2016 - 10:08

  15. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

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