10 July 2018

Somalia: New Zealand Humanitarian Assistance for Somalia

New Zealand has approved $5.2 million in humanitarian funding to address significant humanitarian needs in South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia.

The ongoing conflict in South Sudan, and prolonged drought, recent heavy rains and pockets of violence in Ethiopia and Somalia, have contributed to deeply concerning humanitarian situations in all three countries.

New Zealand's support will be delivered through the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in South Sudan and Somalia, and the UN World Food Programme in Ethiopia.

It will address critical humanitarian needs such as food insecurity and acute malnutrition, and help prevent the risk of famine.

The New Zealand Government remains committed to doing our part to help address global humanitarian needs, particularly those arising from conflict and food insecurity.

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