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

    • Food security needs are nearly double the five-year average in Somalia, with an estimated 2,444,000 people currently in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) and 866,000 in Emergency (IPC Phase 4). Widespread food insecurity is driven by three consecutive poor seasons that led to well below-average production and large-scale livestock losses, which...
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  • Highlights and key messages:

    Based on results of assessments conducted across Somalia in June and July 2017 by FSNAU and FEWS NET, in collaboration with government and other partners, levels of acute food insecurity and malnutrition will remain high in Somalia through the end of the year. In the worst-case scenario where...

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  • With 3.1 million people facing crisis and emergency, acute food insecurity persists in Somalia

     Acute malnutrition Increases and risk of Famine continues

    August 31, 2017, Mogadishu/Washington – An estimated 3.1 million people, 25 percent of the population, are expected to be in Crisis...

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