Saturday, June 25, 2022

UN Agencies Respond to Somalia Famine, Launching Relief Package

UN agencies have launched the minimum response package (MRP), a critical life-saving project that will address urgent needs of more than 100,000 people displaced...

Hunger in Somalia

My colleague Abdi Latif Dahir has written a terrifying article that no one should have to write in 2022: Children are dying of hunger in Somalia....

Somalia Attempts to Revive Lands Blighted by Deforestation

When farmer Mohamed Ibrahim Aden isn't tending to his own fields, you can often find him watering seedlings at a small community nursery in...

War and Climate Put 49mn People at Risk of Famine

Food insecurity to worsen in 46 countries as ‘hunger hotspots’ exacerbated by conflict and extreme weather Food insecurity will worsen in 20 “hunger hotspots” this...

Somalia: Camel Farmers – Adapting Livestock Systems to Climate Change

Camel farmers in Somalia are keeping their animals in zero-grazing units on the outskirts of Mogadishu. It's a way to protect them from climate...

Why Africa Could Not Get Global Backing for Droughts Deal

Africa has been hit by 14 extreme droughts in the past two years alone - far more than any other continent - and the...

East Africa Drought: ‘The Suffering Here Has No Equal’

In a desolate village in Turkana, Northern Kenya, villagers are praying for rain, but it just won't come. A fourth season of failed rains is...

Somaliland: Herders Say They Die With Their Herds in Droughts

‘If our animals survive, we do.’ Somaliland grapples with drought. The downpour was too little, too late. After weeks of drought, the single night of rain...

Somaliland’s First Archaeology Bill Drafted

In formulating, we have come a long way in researching how best to preserve the country's heritage, says Dr. Sada Mire The Ministry of Trade,...

US Antes Up Its Humanitarian Assistance to Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya

Today in Geneva, the United States announced more than $200 million in additional assistance to respond to humanitarian needs in the Horn of Africa,...