An outbreak of cholera/ acute watery diarrhea (AWD) in Somalia has killed 42 people since December, a UN health agency said on Thursday.

The World Bank, the United Nations and partners on Sunday launched the Famine Action Mechanism (FAM), the first global initiative dedicated to preventing famine.


This study analyses the outcomes of early actions implemented in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia in 2017, evaluating how effective they were in mitigating the impact of severe drought on vulnerable pastoralist livelihoods and quantifying the benefits generated through acting early.

The UN Refugee Agency released its annual Global Trends study on Tuesday, a report that finds 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across the world at the end of 2017, primarily bec

Following a visit to a community in ‘Somaliland’ affected by Cyclone Sagar, the United Nations has pledged close to $3 million to help people affected by the unprecedented storm which delivered a f

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.

Fighting between Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region and breakaway Somaliland has killed dozens of soldiers, according to a witness and a military commander who spoke of a "hellish" outbreak

Heavy rains have left hundreds of people dead and hundreds of thousands more displaced across various parts of East Africa. Kenya, Somalia and Rwanda are the worst hit.

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