Tag Archives: #Drought

Drought & Starvation Strike Somalia

We Need Your Help to Provide Immediate Relief! According to the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), “The humanitarian situation in Somalia has deteriorated rapidly. Unless a massive and urgent scale up of humanitarian assistance takes place in the coming weeks, famine could soon be a reality in some of the […]

Mercy-USA helps drought-stricken Somali families with water trucking, nutrition counseling and hygiene kits.

Due to the drought inducing El-Niño phenomenon in Somalia, the typical “short rains” of the season have not arrived for many parts of the country. Particularly hard-hit Somaliland region has seen devastating conditions this year after three back-to-back years of failed rains. The affected population includes internally displaced families who are suffering terribly with this […]