Somalia

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New study suggests while overall rainfall is decreasing, an increase in “high-intensity” rainfall has led to more water being stored deep underground.
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Women carrying water in Somalia.
The Horn of Africa is facing its worst drought in 40 years. Scientists suspect that a multi-year La Niña cycle has been amplified by climate change to prolong dry and hot conditions.
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More than 250.000 people died of hunger in Somalia in 2011 – half of them children younger than five. The situation in Somalia in the coming months could be a great deal worse, despite global commitments to never let the 2011 famine happen again.
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DRR Community in Somalia

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Governance

Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointMinistry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management

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National policies and plans

Cover of Somalia's NAPA
2013
The National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) is a first step toward articulating and implementing a nationwide strategy that addresses the impacts of climate change across Somalia.
Somalia - government
2021

This publication discusses how Somalia as a nation, continues to face multiple challenges and obstacles to finding durable solutions to forced displacement. Protracted displacement issues that undermine peacebuilding and state reconstruction, are drivers

Norwegian Refugee Council Federal Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development, Federal Republic of Somalia

Risk and governance profile(s)

WFP Climate response analysis for Somalia
2022
WFP and partners have undertaken an analysis of climate risks in Somalia and recommended programmes to address identified risks.
World Food Programme