Highlights* The drought in Somalia is worsening with famine (IPC Phase 5) predicted to occur in three areas of the Bay region by the end of 2022 if the humanitarian response is not significantly scaled up.
Young children are dying in growing numbers in Somalia amid the worst drought to hit the country in 40 years. Government officials say that an even greater catastrophe could sweep the country within days or weeks unless more help arrives.
Somalia’s government says it has killed Abdullahi Nadir, one of the co-founders of the armed group al-Shabab, in an operation with international partners.
I. Executive SummaryThis document supersedes previous country guidance published by UNHCR on Somalia, including, most recently, the May 2016 UNHCR Position on Returns to Southern and Central Somalia (Update I).1 It is issued against a
Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia may be in for a longer spell of food shortages following a fifth straight year of drought in their driest regions.
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HR/VP Blog Post – For decades, Somalia has suffered from being a “failed state” and the current drought is making things worse. The EU is providing economic and humanitarian support to the country while our crisis management missions are helping to stabilise the security situation in a region that is of critical importance for Europe’s security. During my recent visit, I could see first-hand how our operations make a key contribution to maritime and wider security.
Martin Griffiths, a United Nations official, told journalists on Monday that “famine is at the door” in Somalia, following his visit to the worst affected regions in the country. Griffiths, who serves as the UN’s Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, expressed he was “shocked to his core” by the immense pain and suffering witnessed during his time in Baidoa and Banadir.
Al-Shabaab terrorist group has been carrying out attacks in Somalia for more than a decade