Tuesday , 25 February 2020

Food Security

Mass goat vaccinations in Somalia welcomed by pastoralists

DUSA MAREB —  Around 2.2 million goats in central Somalia regions are targeted to receive vaccination from the deadly contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) disease, which has devasted many pastoralist communities. The mass livestock health campaign began on 25 January and is set to continue for two months. Dr. Suleyman Mohamed …

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Women empowerment through farming in Buurhakaba District

BAIDOA — Communities in the Buurhakaba district have been affected by regular drought periods for several years, causing the loss of all their assets including livestock and crops. To support them, ACTED teams conducted rehabilitation activities and trained communities on livelihood diversification and improved productivity at the community level. Responding …

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Local media: Three children die for hunger in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU — At least three children between the ages of 4 and 6 died from hunger and disease in Mogadishu’s Kahda neighborhood internally displaced camps Friday, local media reported. “At least 3 children have died from extreme hunger at IDP camp near Mogadishu. This comes days after UN agencies called for …

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Somalia’s 2020 HRP needs $1 billion to help 3 mln people

MOGADISHU — Somalia’s federal authorities and international partners today launched a plan requiring more than $1 billion to provide much-needed humanitarian aid to some three million Somalis this year. “As we launch this plan, we must reflect on the nature of the humanitarian crises that Somalia continues to suffer. Just …

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