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UN, Somalia seek 1.09 billion USD in aid for 4 mln people

MOGADISHU — The Government of Somalia and its international partners seek $1.09 billion to provide life-saving assistance to four million vulnerable people affected by a worsening humanitarian situation around the country. “We are launching the 2021 Humanitarian Response Plan today, in what is a critical time for Somalia,” the Humanitarian Coordinator for …

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Somalia, UN vow to hasten universal health coverage

MOGADISHU — On International Universal Health Coverage Day, the Somali Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), World Health Organization (WHO) and partners, renewed its commitment to accelerate efforts to provide universal health coverage (UHC) for all Somalis. Together, they also urged …

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SHF allocates US$9.26 million for floods response

MOGADISHU — The Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF) has released US$9.26 million to scale up priority life-saving assistance to nearly 300,000 people affected by floods in Somalia. These critical funds, part of the SHF 2020 Reserve Allocation, will support national and international non-governmental partners operating in Banadir, Hiraan, Lower Juba, Middle …

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