The UN and NGOs working in the country has warned of a major humanitarian crisis that is looming due to the prolonged drought.
Humanitarian Crisis Looms As Drought Persists
Dalsan Radio, 20 May 2019
A major humanitarian crisis is looming in Somalia due to prolonged drought, the United Nations and Non Governmental organizations working in Somalia have warned. Read more »
A pastoralist’s pain
"It’s stressful, I’m still trying to accept it," says 40-year-old Mohammed Noor. Like many Somali-Ethiopian pastoralists from Ethiopia’s Somali region, he travelled hundreds of kilometers to Somaliland’s coast following rumors of rain and fresh pastures there. But there wasn’t enough for the numbers that descended. Only 30 of Mohammed’s original 100 goats are left. One camel died, two survived.
U.S.$710 Million Needed to Scale Up Drought Response and Avert a Major Crisis-UN
Dalsan Radio, 21 May 2019
Over $710 million is urgently needed to avert a looming crisis caused by drought, aid agencies have warned. Read more »
UN Calls for Urgent Resources to Avert Drought Crisis
Shabelle, 21 May 2019
The United Nations on Monday in a statement called for urgent and sustained resources to avert a major humanitarian crisis caused by severe drought. Read more »
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