Tuesday , 25 February 2020

Press Releases

UN allocates $45 mln to stave off famine risk in the Horn of Africa

NEW YORK (SoOHA) – Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock today allocated US$45 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to immediately scale up food and nutrition assistance, safe water provision, livelihoods protection, and other urgent humanitarian support to drought-affected people across parts of Somalia, Ethiopia …

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Press statement: U.S to promote resilience and humanitarian crisis in Somalia

MOGADISHU (SoOHA) – US Ambassador to Somalia Donald Y. Yamamoto held a roundtable discussion with organizations that work with the people and government of Somalia to overcome humanitarian crises. Joining Ambassador Yamamoto were representatives from the UN World Food Program, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, UNICEF, Mercy Corps, International Medical …

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UN, Somali Funds release $45.7m for life-saving assistance

MOGADISHU (SoOHA) – The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) and the Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF) released a combined US$45.7 million today to scale up life-saving assistance in Somalia, where over 4.2 million people need urgent humanitarian assistance this year, including 900,000 acutely malnourished children. “These allocations will enable …

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Statement by UNHCR boss on world refugee day 2018

GENEVA (SOHA) – The SOHA Network which specialized in observing and following up the Somali humanitarian scene, publishes a statement of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on the occasion of World Refugee Day 2018, here is the text of the statement: Today, World Refugee Day, is a time for solidarity …

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