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First village borehole enables drought-displaced families to return to their farms in Baidoa

(ERGO) - Nurto Hussein Mohamed recently received a call from people in her village in southern Somalia’s drought-stricken district of Baidoa, telling her a new borehole had been dug and she could come back home from the displacement camp...

24 MAY, 2017
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IDPs/Refugees

Destitute Somali pastoralists may never return to their rural homes

(ERGO) - Thousands of pastoralists made destitute by the drought in central Somalia’s Mudug region are opting to stay in and around the urban areas they migrated to despite the onset of rain in their villages...

23 MAY, 2017
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Health & Education

Vaccinators aiming to stem the spread of measles among IDP children in Mogadishu

(ERGO) - Mohamed Lidow Abdi, 50, was one of the first parents to bring his children forward for the measles vaccination when health teams visited the displacement camp where he is living in Garasbaley, on the outskirts of the Somali capital Mogadishu...

22 MAY, 2017
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IDPs/Refugees

Destitute Somali pastoralists may never return to their rural homes
(ERGO) - Thousands of pastoralists made destitute by the drought in ce...


Displaced farmers in Baidoa get seeds to return to plant their farms
(ERGO) - Khadijo Yusuf Haji has just returned home with her family to ...


Deaths from hunger in IDP camp raise questions over local aid delivery in Mogadishu
(ERGO) - Nine people, including four children, died of hunger last wee...


Natural Disasters

Traders in Baidoa fall victim to Somali drought
(ERGO) - Habibo Mohamed Abdi, 42, a mother of six children, has found ...


Somali villagers fear dying of thirst as cash to buy water runs out in Mudug
(ERGO) - Families in Lasa-Adale village, 20 km east of Galkayo town in...


From livestock wealth to displacement - the fall of Somalia's nomadic pastoralists
(ERGO) - A year ago, Mohamed Olad Salah was one of the wealthiest peop...


Social

Somali elders step in to mitigate conflict among drought-stricken pastoralists over scarce resources
(ERGO) - Conflict among pastoralists has been erupting in different pa...


Small traders dependent on Somalia's livestock herders are thrown into poverty due to the drought
(ERGO) - Farah Saed Ali, 50, has worked for 26 years as a blacksmith, ...


Hundreds of Somali women milk sellers put out of work by the drought
(ERGO) - 55-year-old Fatma Yassin Ali, a single mother looking after h...


Food Security

Steep rise in prices as food scarcity hits Somali breadbasket town of Baidoa
(ERGO) - Food prices in the markets in Baidoa, in southern Somali...


Hand-feeding dying livestock may not save them, says Somali herder
(ERGO) - Farah Diriye Dalmar had not eaten for two days when a lo...


Death of a donkey leaves disabled Somali teenager stranded in remote drought-hit village
(ERGO) - When his donkey died in the drought, Mohamed Osman Ali, 19, k...


Health & Education

Children vaccinated as measles spreads in central Somalia
(ERGO) - A measles vaccination campaign has reached around 15,000...


Students vacate medical college to house diarrhoea patients in Somaliland
(ERGO) - The Somaliland health ministry has taken over a medical ...


Free school on an empty stomach - mixed blessings for Somali girl displaced by the drought
(ERGO) - Maryan Olad Omar, 12, is happy to have the chance to go to sc...


Agriculture and Livestock

Dadaab refugees hit by drought and livestock deaths
(ERGO) - Habibo Farah Awil, 40, used to earn a living from buying and ...


Puntland campaign to prevent spread of livestock diseases among herds migrating from drought
(ERGO) - Pastoralists who migrated with their weakened livestock to pa...


Somali farmers' lives improved through agricultural skills training
(ERGO) - Noor Ma’alim Amin, 32, was thinking of giving up on far...