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Health & Education

Possible cholera in Garbaharey, southern Somalia's Gedo region

(ERGO) - Seven people including four children have died of diarrhoea in Garbaharey hospital in Gedo region this month...

20 MARCH, 2017
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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, making tools, metal water troughs, shoes and other items for the pastoralist community around the northern Somali town of Lasanod...

16 MARCH, 2017
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Health & Education

Diarrhoea outbreak in Bardere, southern Somalia, kills more than 40 in 10 days

(ERGO) - Forty three people have died over the past 10 days in an outbreak of diarrhoeal infection that is spreading through Bardere in southern Somalia’s Gedo region, according to local medical staff...

15 MARCH, 2017
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IDPs/Refugees

Local 'khat' trader rescues hundreds of herders stranded in drought-ravaged northern Somalia
(ERGO) - Osman Jama Qulle, a businessman in northern Somalia, has...


Somali girl Maimun, 9, flees hunger in south western Somalia carrying her baby brother
(ERGO) - Every day for the past month, nine-year-old Maimun Noor Ahmed...


Deaths reported as families flee hunger in southern Somalia - but no food for them in Mogadishu IDP camps
(ERGO) - Families displaced by hunger in southern Somalia have be...


Natural Disasters

Livestock dying in northern Somalia's Togdheer as last pasture runs out
(ERGO) - Hassan Salat, 35, a pastoralist in the rural areas around the...


Herders and goats attacked by baboons in drought-wracked northern Somalia
(ERGO) - Pastoralist families struggling to survive the drought in Som...


Private water wells keep people and animals alive in Buhodle at a price
(ERGO) - People in Buhodle and outlying villages are relying on the on...


Social

Mogadishu prisoners trained to work for a living
(ERGO) - Inmates in Mogadishu central prison are benefiting from a voc...


Mogadishu job fairs open opportunities for graduates
(ERGO) - Careers fairs organised by local groups in Mogadishu have beg...


Refugee transit centres create jobs for single mothers in Dhobley
(ERGO) - Life for single mother Ardo Mohamud Abdullahi has changed for...


Food Security

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...


Drought response committee in Togdheer, northern Somalia, runs out of funds
(ERGO) - The drought response committee in northern Somalia’s dr...


Somali pastoralist loses wife and two children on trek to find food and water
(ERGO) - A pastoralist fleeing the drought in southern Somalia’s...


Health & Education

Diarrhoea outbreak in Bardere, southern Somalia, kills more than 40 in 10 days
(ERGO) - Forty three people have died over the past 10 days in an...


Local doctors treat sick pastoralist children displaced to villages around Buhodle
(ERGO) - Amina Mohamed, 37, was relieved when her three children ...


Kismayo hospital overwhelmed by huge rise in diarrhoea cases in drought-hit southern Somalia
(ERGO) - Kismayo general hospital is being overwhelmed by the gro...


Agriculture and Livestock

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


Somali herders feed thatched roofs of homes to starving cattle in drought-stricken villages
(ERGO) - Jelle Amin Ali has started taking down the thatched roof of t...


No worries about food for Somali farmers trained in liquid manure preparation
(ERGO) - Ibrahim Osman Ahmed, 56, is a happy man after harvesting 180 ...