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7 Jan 2022 MOGADISHU, Somalia
Rrgent funding required to tackle water scarcity, displacement and disease brought on by catastrophic drought affecting millions of people throughout the country. Seasonal rains are predicted to fail for fourth consecutive year.
5 Dec 2021 MOGADISHU, Somalia
Broad-based national consultation process towards the development of the NWRS and national priorities, conducted throughout 2020, involved government ministries, development partners, experts and international and local NGOs.
22 Apr 2021 Mogadishu
Somalia teeters on the brink of another humanitarian disaster as the country continues to struggle with drought, devastating locusts and the effects of COVID-19.
"If the rains don’t come, I don’t know how people and livestock will survive."
17 Mar 2021 MOGADISHU, Somalia
Increasingly erratic and prolonged adverse weather patterns have contributed to Somalia's humanitarian crisis, exacerbated by conflict, disease and poor social protection.
7 Oct 2020 MOGADISHU
Humanitarian efforts to restore water security [in Somalia] have seen positive results. In one instance, efforts by the United Nations Development Programme use sand, one of the nation’s most abundant resources, to combat drought in Somalia. By constructing dams that capture and store water during wet seasons, the U...
29 Jan 2020 MOGADISHU, Somalia
The United Nations and the government of Somalia have launched a new humanitarian response plan (HRP) to provide emergency services and support to over 3 million people. The plan, announced 22 January, aims to deliver safe water to more than 1.2 million, provide food and non-food assistance to 2.1 million people, support access to education for more than 300,000 children, and provide health assistance to 2...
23 Jan 2020 MOGADISHU
The Federal Government of Somalia, the United Nations and humanitarian partners today launched the 2020 Somalia Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) to provide US$1.03 billion in life-saving assistance and livelihood support to 3 million people. The plan includes delivery of safe water to more than 1.2 million people and address conflict-related protection concerns including the risk of gender-based violence.
5 Nov 2019 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 access for humanitarians virtually impossible according to new estimates from the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), and the crisis in rural areas is causing migration to urban areas...
15 Sep 2019 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 Council further warns that the numbers will increase if humanitarian assistance remains under-funded.“Thousands of Somali people are caught in a vicious cycle of conflict, insecurity and drought that is pushing families over the edge...
20 May 2019 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 increasing, but we are yet to see strong commitments and unified efforts to save lives. This is very concerning,” said Nasra Ismail, Director of Somalia NGO Consortium...
12 Oct 2018 GENEVA, Switzerland
The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 29 new cases of cholera for week 24 to 30 September, 2018. Among them, 45% were 5 years old and below. The cumulative total of cases is 6423, including 42 associated deaths since the beginning of the current outbreak in December 2017. This week, all the cases were reported in Banadir...
18 Oct 2017 MOGADISHU
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 this crisis. On average, a staggering 3,500 people per day have fled their homes this year searching for food and water to stay alive," said the Norwegian Refugee Council's (NRC) Regional Director, Gabriella Waaijman...