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Thousands of people walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Thousands of people walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Canada faith leaders appeal for South Sudan, Yemen, northeast Nigeria, Somalia

08/06/2017 13:24

Faith leaders in Canada are calling for a concrete response to famines in South Sudan, Yemen, northeast Nigeria and Somalia. The appeal was issued by Catholic Bishops together with other Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh and Baha’i faith leaders.  

Internally displaced Somali families rest as they flee from drought stricken regions in Lower Shabelle region

Internally displaced Somali families rest as they flee from drought stricken regions in Lower Shabelle region before entering makeshift camps in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

UK aid agencies respond to East Africa hunger crisis

18/03/2017 11:03

Aid agencies are stepping up their efforts to help 16 million people facing starvation across East Africa. 

Drought in Somalia threatens the survival of people and animals

Drought in Somalia threatens the survival of people and animals

Bishop Bertin on the crisis in Somalia

14/03/2017 14:55

Hunger-related illnesses have killed dozens of children over the past two months at just one government-run hospital in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. That’s according to the United Nations. A severe drought has brought Somalia to the brink of famine.

Damage from a car bomb that killed 5 people in the Somalia's capital Mogadishu

Damage from a car bomb that killed 5 people in the Somalia's capital Mogadishu

Islamist militants continue violent campaign in Somalia

16/10/2014 19:06

At least five people were killed and several wounded when a car bomb planted by Islamist militant group al Shabaab exploded near restaurants on a busy street in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday.

UN Somalia

UN Somalia

The UN commends economic and political progress in Somalia

06/05/2014 12:54

The UN Assistant Secretary General for peacebuilding support has commended Somalia for the political and economic progress it is making in a meeting with the Prime Minister of the Somali Republic Abdiwali Sheikh Ahmed.