Wednesday 1 June 2022

Save the children, UN-Habitat and the EU partner in cash transfer initiative for residents of Mogadishu

Save the Children has disbursed the first tranche of direct cash transfers of USD 60 each to 400 households in Hodan District, which will continue for the next 4 months in an emergency project which is funded by European Union (EU) and United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)

Thursday 16 December 2021

Blog: Millions affected as fresh climate crisis displace children and their parents in Somalia.


By: Binyam Woldetsdaik Gebru, Programme Development and Quality Director, Save the Children, Somalia 

Wednesday 27 October 2021

Fadumo can now feed her children thanks to the support from the European Union

Fadumo, a 37-year-old mother of seven, fled with her seven children from Mogadishu to Galkayo due to insecurity in 2007.  She owned a small shop that provided income for her, and her family and she was also able to pay her children's school fees. Fadumo did not expect to lose her business and end up in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp.

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.