INTVW with UNEP advisor to Somalia Mr. Ch. Hodder

Christophe Hodder’s job description is unique: he is the first United Nations climate and security expert within the framework of a UN peace mission. His position is funded by Germany’s Federal Foreign Office due to that country’s stance on the subject of climate and security in the world body’s agenda. …

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Interview: Somali flood response by local firms and communities needs better coordination

Abdullahi Nur Osman, the president of the Hormuud Telecom Foundation, recently visited Beledweyne and other flood-affected southern Somali towns to see how local relief efforts were going.  Local businesses, including Hormuud, and local communities have raised huge amounts of cash and gathered food commodities for the flood victims.  However, there …

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