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

  • 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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  • Severe drought, rising prices, continued access limitations, and dry forecasts suggest Famine is possible in 2017

    Following a poor April to June 2016 Gu season and failed October to December 2016 Deyr season, food security has deteriorated significantly across Somalia, with an increasing number of people facing Crisis (IPC Phase 3) and...

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