Humanitarian

Wednesday 7 November 2018

Saynab's story of hope and success - EU RESTORE

For Saynab, a 16-year-old class seven pupil at Kalabayr Primary School, going to school means everything to her. She gets excited just thinking of spending another day in school, learning and playing with friends. She has big dreams for herself. She wants to be an English Teacher.

 

Thursday 6 September 2018

The Children of Baidoa

 The Children of Baidoa, by Carolyn Miles, President & CEO for Save the Children USA. 

Monday 13 August 2018

Restoring lives and livelihoods through EU Restore Project

In Somalia, persistent droughts are becoming a recurring phenomenon, and often lead to depleted income of the pastoralist households.  Like many other families, Ahmed moved from his home in Sanaag to a remote village, Awsane, in search of food, water and relief assistance. We met Ahmed at a local school in the village talking to children from similar families who migrated because of the harsh drought conditions on the importance of hygiene and only drinking clean water.

Friday 29 June 2018

Heavy Gu’ rains displace thousands of people in Belet Weyne and in surrounding riverine villages

I did not know what to expect when I boarded a World Food Program (WFP) humanitarian helicopter to Belet Weyne in Hiran region of Somalia. For the first, helicopters are not the usual mode of transport to the region but today this is the only way that can get me to Belet Weyne following the recent riverine and flash floods that hit central and southern regions of Somalia in early May.  

 

Sunday 27 May 2018

Floods in Belet Weyne, Somalia

Following the heavy Gu’ rains this year, the river Shebelle burst its banks displacing thousands of people in Belet Weyne town and the surrounding riverine villages. The floodwaters inundated houses and crops causing destruction to power grids, farm fields and infrastructure.

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