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6 October 2011 - 7:44pmAid agencies have been able to scale up activities in the last few weeks, despite widespread insecurity and restricted access to people in some parts of the country. The latest reports estimate that around two million people have now received food and other assistance since the famine was declared in July...
12 August 2011 - 9:36amDeputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Catherine Bragg, shared some worrying statistics on the situation in Somalia with the United Nations Security Council on August 10. She told members that in some areas of Somalia, under-5 mortality rates had peaked at 13 per 10,000 people per day. To put that into...
20 July 2011 - 10:49pmOn 20 July, at a press conference in Nairobi, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Mark Bowden, declared that famine exists in two regions of southern Somalia: southern Bakool and Lower Shabelle. Across the country, nearly half of the Somali population – 3.7 million people – are now in...
8 February 2011"The world must not forget Somalia. Behind every statistic, there is a human face," ERC Amos said after making her first official visit to the country to assess the effects of ongoing internal conflict and severe water shortages on 2.4 million people. Read more | More on Somalia |