Children of newly displaced families from Bay/Bakool regions to Dollow District. Jan 2017 (FSNAU)
Very low water level in catchment, Madhawey, Hudur, Bakool region. Dec 2016 (FSNAU)
Poor sorghum crop, Durey, Qansahdhere, Bay region. Dec 2016 (FSNAU)
Livestock deaths, Hingalool area Sanaag Region. Dec 2016 (FSNAU)

In Focus

  • Post-Jilaal assessment indicates that an elevated risk of Famine (IPC Phase 5) persists in parts of Somalia

    SUMMARY STATEMENT

    Results from the post-Jilaal assessment and recent SMART surveys indicate that Crisis (IPC Phase 3) and Emergency (IPC Phase 4) levels of acute food insecurity persist in many areas of Somalia. In...

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  • Risk of Famine (IPC Phase 5) persists in Somalia

     KEY MESSAGES

    · In January, FEWS NET and FSNAU released joint statements on deteriorating food security in Somalia and the risk of Famine (IPC Phase 5) in a worst-case scenario in which the April to June 2017 Gu season performs...

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  • Nearly 3 million people in Somalia face crisis and emergency acute food insecurity

    Risk of Famine Increases

    February 2, 2017,  Nairobi/Washington – As severe drought grips most parts of Somalia, food crisis is worsening in rural areas following consecutive seasons of poor rainfall and low river water levels, which led to near total...

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