Terms searched: Somalia
30 Apr 2022 WASHINGTON DC, United States
$200 Million USD added to aid package for Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia. UN estimates requirement exceeds $4.4 Billion USD. 20 million people facing starvation.
24 Feb 2022 NEW YORK NY, United States
Conflict, extreme weather and COVID-19 restrictions have put immense pressure on The Sahel and Somalia. Experts warn of widespread food crisis in coming months
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.
1 Nov 2021 CAIRO
Egypt seeks to strengthen influence in the Horn of Africa
26 May 2021 MOGADISHU, Somalia
Drought-like weather patterns, locust infestation and continued armed conflict challenge Somalia in 2021. UN agency calls for renewed efforts to respond and prepare.
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.
3 Nov 2020 NEW YORK NY, United States
At least 3.6 million people have been impacted by floods and landslides across large parts of East Africa since June 2020, a new UN report has revealed.The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) observed that many of these people have already been facing conflict, violence, COVID-19 and a desert locust upsurge...
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...
7 Oct 2020 BELED HAWO
Mohamed Abdi Ali and nine other men wade out every day into the middle of the flowing river Dawa in southern Somalia’s Gedo region to collect sand from the riverbed. Despite the dangers, these internally displaced men living in Beled Hawo work all day in the water in unison with other teams on the riverbank...
24 Sep 2020 GENEVA, Switzerland
Weather-related Disasters And Conflict Displace 14.6 Million; COVID-19 Exacerbates, Compounds Tragedies
An estimated 14.6 million new internal displacements occurred in the first half of 2020, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) has reported.Weather-related disasters accounted for about 9.8 million new displacements. Cyclone Amphan affected about 3.3 million in India and Bangladesh. With the destruction of an estimated 2...