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Despite Strengthening of Normative Protection Framework, Compliance Has Deteriorated, Secretary-General Tells Security Council Open Debate

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council meeting on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, i…

Somalia Rainfall Forecast – Issued: 22 May 2019

The last week saw increased rainfall activities in most parts of the country which however did not last for long. The Ethiopian highlands also recorded goo…

FAO/GIEWS Special Alert No. 346: East Africa, 15 May 2019

Somalia: About 2.2 million Somalis facing severe food insecurity as drought conditions worsen

Highlights

Between July and September 2019, 2.2 million p…

ASG for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller – Remarks at High-Level Side Event on Prioritizing the Protection of Civilians: Policy, Practice and Priorities for the Future of the Protection of Civilians Agenda

United Nations Headquarters, 21 May 2019

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen,

It is a pleasure to be here today and to join this important discussion toget…

Somalia: $710 million needed to scale up drought response and avert a major crisis

Mogadishu, As Somalia faces another severe drought, aid agencies today launched a Drought Response Plan and called for urgent and sustained resources to …

NGOs warn of looming hunger in Somalia

Mogadishu, At least 1.7 million people in Somalia face acute food shortages due to delayed and insufficient seasonal rainfall, humanitarian aid agencie…

NGOs warn of looming hunger in Somalia

Mogadishu, At least 1.7 million people in Somalia face acute food shortages due to delayed and insufficient seasonal rainfall, humanitarian aid agencie…

Outbreak update – Cholera in Somalia, 12 May 2019

The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 48 new suspected cases of cholera, with no deaths, for epidemiological week 19 (6 to 12 May) in 2019. No suspe…

UNICEF Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report: April 2019

Dry conditions continued in April with the Gu rains starting late in most of the country. Drought related displacements are reported to be increasing, com…

Zimbabweans Air Anger Amid Economic Meltdown

CHINHOYI, ZIMBABWE Pro-government statements are the norm in Chinhoyi, the hometown of former president Robert Mugabe. But that was not the case at a publ…