Somalia has remained on a strong economic reform path despite the various global and exogenous shocks that have continued to buffet the economy.

This report outlines ways that policymakers in Somalia can increase access to climate finance and better integrate adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management in socioeconomic development.

This is the first of two rapid assessment reports focusing on severely affected crisis contexts in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides a rapid assessment of crisis-affected populations in Somalia, South Sudan and Mali, to inform and bolster Action Against Hunger's humanitarian programming and interventions.

Somalia’s natural and human geography is shaped by its harsh climate. Lying at the eastern extremity of the Sahel, Somalia has an arid to semi-arid climate. The country is in the midst of a prolonged and complex climate disaster, which shows little sign of abating.

Since late 2020, much of the Horn of Africa region has been experiencing severe drought . As of December 2022, many areas are now within their fifth consecutive failed rainy season and a sixth failed rainy season is predicted for 2023.

The Horn of Africa continues to face its worst drought in 40 years, and this right after the region faced the worst desert locust upsurge in 70 years.

In drought affected areas of Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia, 22 million people are acutely food insecure and 5.1 million children are acutely malnourished.

With famine fast approaching in Somalia, there is still time to turn the tide by addressing the immediate needs of rural communities who are amongst those at greatest risk, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said in the context of the recently released food security survey findings.

From the perspective of economic and financial analysis, a climate change resilience assessment can be defined as an elaboration of how an investment project performs under alternative futures that are subject to high uncertainty about climate change impacts, and an assessment of the cost-effectiveness of mitigation and adaptation options to imp

In Ethiopia, nearly 10 million people, including 4.4 million children, are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in drought-impacted areas. Four consecutive failed rainy seasons have brought on severe drought in Ethiopia’s lowland regions of Afar, Oromia, the Southern Nations Nationalities, Peoples’ (SNNPR) and Somali regions.