Update Report: Somalia Floods and Climate Change Impact

Current Flood Situation As of 15th May 2024, the flood situation in Somalia remains severe, with heavy rains and flash floods affecting millions of people across the country. The Gu season floods have already impacted over 203,000 individuals, resulting in the displacement or relocation of approximately 37,000 people and the tragic loss of 7 children….

The Somali Diaspora: A Lifeline for Somalia’s Recovery

The Somali diaspora, estimated to be over 2 million strong, plays a vital role in supporting Somalia’s recovery efforts. Through remittances, which amount to $1.3-2 billion annually, the diaspora provides a lifeline for many Somali households, helping to meet basic needs like food, healthcare, and education Contributions to Economic Development Beyond financial support, the diaspora…

Empowering Women’s Leadership in the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation in Somalia

In the relentless battle against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Somalia, there is a growing recognition of the pivotal role that women-led organizations play in driving meaningful change. Somalia’s struggle to combat FGM demands a concerted effort, with women at the forefront, leading the charge towards a future free from this harmful practice. While legal…

Combating Female Genital Mutilation in Somalia:Legal Frameworks, Challenges, and Ongoing Efforts In the battle against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Somalia,Combating Female Genital Mutilation in Somalia:

legal and regulatory frameworks play a crucial role in safeguarding the rights and well-being of women and girls. Somalia’s Constitution, specifically Article 15:4, explicitly prohibits FGM, marking a significant step towards addressing this harmful practice and protecting the rights of women and girls. Yet, according to a recent Somali Demographic and Health Survey, an alarming…

Impact of Severe Flooding in Somalia: Displacement, Casualties, and Vulnerabilities

The severe flooding in Somalia demands an urgent emergency response, as women and children, who comprise a significant portion of the affected population, are poised to suffer the most. Over 163,400 individuals have been impacted.The severe flooding in Somalia demands an urgent emergency response, as women and children, who comprise a significant portion of the…

HIV Awareness

Each year, organizations and individuals across the world bring attention to the HIV epidemic, endeavor to increase HIV awareness and knowledge, speak out against HIV stigma, and call for an increased response to move toward Ending the HIV Epidemic in SomaliLand.

Community Cleaning

No resident is too old, too young, or too physically disabled to help or participate in some way. Children can sweep and pick up litter; frail elders can prepare or distribute food and drink to those doing physical labor. People who are housebound can make phone calls to inform residents of the cleanup and recruit…