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Drought in Somalia
“In my six decades of life, I have never witnessed a drought as merciless as the one we face today,” sighs Muhammad Ahmed Galow. At the age of 62, Muhammad stands a witness to the history of his country, Somalia.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
Young woman and a child sitting at a market in Mauritania
This article presents 10 countries researchers have identified as most at risk of climate disaster. The IRC and WRI analyzed where climate crises are likely to occur and whether affected countries have the capacity to respond in vulnerable communities.
International Rescue Committee
Women carrying water in Somalia.
A new report released today by the Federal Ministry of Health & Human Services, WHO and UNICEF suggests that an estimated 43 000 excess deaths may have occurred in 2022 in Somalia due to the deepening drought.
World Meteorological Organization

DRR Community in Somalia

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointMinistry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management

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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
Cover of Somalia's NAPA
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

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