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IDPs/Refugees

Somali pastoralists return to Sool region after year-long clan conflict is resolved

(ERGO) - Amina Abdulahi Hassan and her husband have just returned with their eight children to Dhumay village, 40 km from Lasanod, which they fled a year ago when fighting broke out between rival clan militias...

14 JUNE, 2017
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Social

Drought, conflict and poverty force more and more Somali children into work

(ERGO) - Mohamed Abdi Hussein, 13, sent $30 last month to his family in Qansadhere, southern Somalia, from his earnings at a restaurant in Mogadishu’s Hamarweyne district...

13 JUNE, 2017
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IDPs/Refugees

Armed attacks cause fear among IDP families on the western outskirts of Mogadishu

(ERGO) - Waves of attacks and robberies on the outskirts of Mogadishu are causing fear and panic among hundreds of drought-displaced families camping in flimsy shelters without any protection...

12 JUNE, 2017
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  • Baargaal - 22 June, 2017
    Camels, For Slaughtering
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    Grade Three - So.Sh 15M

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    Grade One - So.Sh 30M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 25.5M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 22.4M

    Camels, For Export
    Grade One - So.Sh 23.8M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 19.6M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 12.6M

    Goats, For Slaughtering
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    Grade Two - So.Sh 1.7M
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    Grade Two - So.Sh 1.9M
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IDPs/Refugees

Drought displaced families in Mogadishu threatened with eviction by landlords
(ERGO) - Tensions are high among internally displaced families living ...


IDPs get work as farm labourers after some rain raised farmers' hope in Baidoa
(ERGO) - As farmers returned to their farms following some rainfa...


Somali pastoralists return to Sool region after year-long clan conflict is resolved
(ERGO) - Amina Abdulahi Hassan and her husband have just returned...


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

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...


We want real justice, warns mother of teenage Somali girl gang-raped by six youths
(ERGO) - Two teenage girls gang-raped by a group of six youths armed w...


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...