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Urgent action needed to stop locust invasion in eastern Africa

A donor conference in Rome next week will be asked to pledge $70 million to tackle a plague of desert locusts critically threatening rural livelihoods in a r…

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Somalia Health Cluster Partner Operational Presence (Partners Reporting, December 2019)

To perform monthly monitoring of partner activities in health, the Health Cluster uses ReportHub ( to keep track of Who's doing …

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Cholera situation in Somalia, December 2019

In December 2019, a total of 558 suspected cholera cases and two related deaths were reported from Banadir region with a case-fatality rate of 0.36%.

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Five Terror Suspects Including American Await Trial in Kenya

NAIROBI - A Kenyan court has allowed security agencies to hold five terror suspects arrested Saturday for allegedly casing a bar in Nairobi. The five inclu…

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U.S, Somali forces kill 3 Al-Shabaab operatives in air strike

Mogadishu(SONNA)- on the afternoon of 19 January 2020, the Federal Government of Somalia in coordination with the United States Military and Federal Mem…

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WFP Somalia Country Brief, October 2019

In Numbers

7,173 mt of food assistance distributed

USD 12.5 m cash-based transfers made

US$ 143.8 m six months (November 2019-April 2020) net funding requ…

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Outbreak update Cholera in Somalia, 12 January 2020

The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 145 new suspected cases of cholera, with one death reported, for epidemiological week 2 (612 January 2020)…

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Syrian abuses, locust swarms, and millennial musings: The Cheat Sheet


Our editors' weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.

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Syria's children

A new report from the U…

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Kenyans Mark a Year Since the Hotel attack, for Some the Pain Lingers

NAIROBI - One year ago, the al-Shabab militant group attacked a hotel and office complex in Nairobi, killing 21 people. A year has passed, but the memory of t…

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Al-Shabab Attacks Killed 4,000 in Past Decade, Says Data-Gathering Group

Somali militant group al-Shabab recently said it does not intentionally target Muslims but a new report indicates that whatever its intentions, the grou…