The East Africa bloc’s weather prediction center said on Saturday that an active tropical cyclone named Mekunu does not pose any threat to Somalia as it had earlier warned.

At least 21 people have been killed and a thousand others affected by floods and storm due to heavy rains pounding parts of the Horn of Africa nation, the UN relief agency said on Friday night.

The United Nations agencies in Somalia have stepped up their response in the wake of devastating flash floods across large parts of the country that have impacted nearly 500,000 people and displace

Certain regions in Somaliland have been declared drought-hit by the government on Tuesday according to Disaster Preparedness and Food Storage Authority.

One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to collective and unprecedented humanitarian action, and on Tuesday, the country marked a turning

The UN Development Program (UNDP) on Tuesday warned that the food security situation in Somali “remains precarious for millions of Somalis, following the fifth consecutive year of drought.”

The Somali government has kicked off a Drought Impact Needs Assessment (DINA), which will identify the drivers and impact of recurrent drought, and outline long-term solutions that can prevent fami

The head of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization Jose Graziano da Silva has warned that there is increasing hunger in Africa due to factors including prolonged drought, floods and conflicts.

The UN World Health Organisation (WHO) said it had not recorded any case of polio disease in Somalia in the last three years, declaring the country polio free.

The number of people who have been displaced by the severe drought ravaging several parts of Somalia has risen to 766,467 since November 2016, the UN said on Tuesday.

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