Severe drought, rising prices, continued access limitations, and dry forecasts suggest Famine is possible in 2017

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  • Severe drought, rising prices, continued access limitations, and dry forecasts suggest Famine is possible in 2017

    Following a poor April to June 2016 Gu season and failed October to December 2016 Deyr season, food security has deteriorated significantly across Somalia, with an increasing number of people facing Crisis (IPC Phase 3) and...

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  • Results of Deyr 2016 IDP assessment conducted in November 2016 across Somalia show rapid deterioration in the nutrition situation among IDPs in Mogadishu (Banadir), Dhusamareb (Galgadud) and Qardho (Bari) while prevalence of Critical levels of acute malnutrition

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    FSNAU assessed the nutritional status of 7...

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  • KEY ISSSUES

    As a result of the prolonged harsh Hagaa (July – September), followed by delayed and significantly below average Deyr  (October–December) rains in many parts of Somalia, food security of poor pastoral households has deteriorated since July 2016 (Maps 4 and 5). Particularly, the acute food security Crisis (IPC...

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