Humanitarian

Thursday 19 August 2021

Climate change continues to uproot families: personal reflections from the Baidoa IDP camps, Somalia

 

By Mowlid Mudan, Deputy Head of Advocacy, Campaigns, Commnications and Media

“I used to worry that we might starve to death when all our livestock died. Inadequate rains and droughts caused our farms to dry. There was no longer green pasture for our goats and all of them have died as a result.” – Shamsa*, 14, from Baidoa, Somalia.

Monday 12 April 2021

Disaster for Somali families as income from livestock sales expected to halve in coming months

 

MOGADISHU, 12 April 2021 – Millions of children and their families in Somalia will be left without enough food to eat as crop and vegetable production is expected to drop by 75-80 percent this season[i] and income from livestock sales, the basis of survival for many Somali families, is expected to drop by up to 55 percent, Save the Children said today.

Monday 22 March 2021

SEVERE WATER SHORTAGES IN SOMALIA LEAVE 70% OF FAMILIES WITHOUT SAFE DRINKING WATER

SEVERE WATER SHORTAGES IN SOMALIA LEAVE 70% OF FAMILIES WITHOUT SAFE DRINKING WATER

Thursday 4 February 2021

Nearly 840,000 children are going hungry as Somalia declares state of emergency over locust invasion

Nearly 840,000 children are going hungry as Somalia declares state of emergency over locust invasion 

 

Wednesday 25 November 2020

Cyclone Gati: 32,000 children and their families flee impact of Somalia’s strongest storm on record.

Cyclone Gati: 32,000 children and their families flee impact of Somalia’s strongest storm on record.  

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