Somaliland: Somalia Drought Response and Situation Report

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Food insecurity in Somaliland and Somalia

Somalilandsun-In the Horn of Africa, the March to May rainy season was much drier than anticipated. Rainfall totals were more than 30 percent below average across large areas of Somalia/Somaliland, and more than 50 percent below average in the worst-affected areas.
This is per a Somalia Drought Response – Situation Report No. 13 (as of 20 June 2017) released by www.reliefweb.org which also Informs that though the rains led to recharge of some of the water points, regeneration of pasture and improvement of livestock body conditions in some areas, an elevated risk of famine persists in parts due to severe food consumption gaps, high acute malnutrition and high diseases more so Cases of Acute Watery Diarhoea (AWD/cholera) continued to occur with more than 51,000 cases and 782 deaths reported this year as of 11 June
Follow the link to read full Somalia: Drought Response – Situation Report No. 13 (as of 20 June 2017)

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