Category Archives: Climate Change

New study presents key findings to address displacement risk and impacts in the Greater Horn of Africa

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Reducing displacement risk in the Greater Horn of Africa: A baseline for future work. The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) launched today  26 September 2017 a report focusing on “Reducing Displacement Risk in the Greater Horn of Africa”. The publication presents … Continue reading

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Somalia: Threat of famine persists

Mogadishu, 31 August 2017 — The Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Peter de Clercq, today expressed concern about the continued threat of famine in Somalia, whilst praising the collective efforts that have so far prevented famine from being declared. He urged … Continue reading

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Press Release: UN HUMANITARIAN CHIEF URGES ACTION TO AVERT FAMINE IN SOMALIA

Mogadishu, 7 March 2017 – The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien, urged the world to rally behind the people of Somalia to avert a repeat of the famine that resulted in the loss of a … Continue reading

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Statement from the Forty Fifth Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 45) for March to May 2017 season: 6 -7 February 2017; Intercontinental Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Forty Fifth Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 45) was convened from 6 to7 February 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia by the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC),the Ethiopia Meteorological Agency(NMA) and partners … Continue reading

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Somalia: Humanitarian Coordinator Warns of Possible Famine

Mogadishu, 2 February 2017 — The Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Peter de Clercq, warned today that unless a massive and urgent scale up of humanitarian assistance takes place in the coming weeks, famine could soon be a reality in some … Continue reading

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UK pledges further support to address humanitarian needs caused by drought in Somalia

Britain’s Secretary of State for International Development, the Rt Hon Priti Patel travelled to Mogadishu on 28 January 2017 where she re-affirmed the importance of the UK’s partnership with Somalia. The Minister met the Speaker and Interim Head of State, … Continue reading

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Drought Highlights Auto Gedo, Galgaduud and Lower Jubba regions of Somalia

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Somalia Federal Government, civil society organizations, United Nations (UN) and international Aid agencies, need to step up efforts in preparing for disasters to cut the rising bill for helping people hit by crises, the head of the Somalia Humanitarian Actions … Continue reading

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