Saturday, May 30, 2020

Somalia and South Sudan to receive £100 million each in UK aid

The UK will give South Sudan and Somalia aid packages of £100 million each following famine warnings in the two war-torn states. More than a...

The ARC angle: A tale of two droughts: one killed 260,000 people, the other...

Disaster insurance offers a new model for economic self-sufficiency. In African countries, every $1 invested saves $4.40 in the aftermath of an emergency Drought is...

Worsening Ethiopian drought threatens to end nomadic lifestyle

Down a sandy track past a desiccated animal carcass lies a cluster of half-built huts that Ethiopia's government and aid agencies hope will blunt...

Cyclone Luban looms over Yemen, countries lining Gulf of Aden

Cyclonic Storm Luban will bring the risk for widespread flooding along with mudslides and damaging winds to parts of Yemen in the coming days. Luban...

Somalia Records Third-driest Rainy Season in 39 Years

The rainy season in 2019 has been the third-driest in Somalia since the early 1980s, according to a report by the United Nations Office...

Somaliland Cycle of Droughts: Natural Disaster or Manmade Catastrophe? CPA Report

Somaliland, located in the Horn of Africa, is a semi-desert land with minimum rainfall in two rainy seasons, Dayr and Gu. The latter is...

Somaliland’s plea: ‘Don’t wait for people to die’

As she watches her home Somaliland stand on the brink of famine, a senior official has put out an emotional plea to the world...

Living at the ‘mercy of the rain’ in Somaliland

Changing climate, unpredictable rains dry out the land, threaten the pastoral way of life in Somaliland. It has been particularly dry this year in parts...

Tropical cyclone hits Somaliland killing at least 15 people: governor

At least 15 people have died in Somaliland after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar which landed in the Horn of Africa over...

WHY THE NEXT CLIMATE CHANGE DISASTER COULD BE IN SOMALILAND

It is often said that climate change will hurt the world’s poorest people first. Nowhere is that potentially truer than in Somaliland, an unrecognized state...

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Somaliland: Covid19 Update for May 28

The Somaliland Republic's Ministry of Health announced, Thursday, that 32 new Covid19 cases have come to light making the total number of positive-testing patients...

Somalia: Farmaajo Warned Against Plans to Extend His Term, Delay in Elections

Several members representing Somaliland in the Federal Parliament of Somalia have accused President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s government of intent to delay the 2020/21 elections...

Somaliland Calls World Attention to Weapons Pouring Into Somalia

Killer weapons and ammunition pouring into Somalia, on top of topnotch military training packages, are once more turning Somalia into a potential tyrant and...