Drought & Starvation Strike Somalia

 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…

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Safe Access to Clean Water in Somalia

Clean Water is Only Half the Story for a Mother and her Children in Somalia What does “safe water” mean to you? For most of us, it means water that won’t make us sick if we drink it. To many…

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Tuberculosis Treatment and Prevention

According the World Health Organization, tuberculosis (TB) is a serious public health problem and is one of the most common communicable diseases in Somalia. Since 1994, Mercy-USA has been undertaking a well-recognized TB treatment and prevention program in Somalia. This…

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Food Aid and Meat Distribution

Mercy-USA periodically provides food and other essential items to Somali families in need during Ramadan and Eid Al Adha, as well as at times of emergency or natural disasters. Your generous charitable gift supports Mercy-USA’s work in Somalia.

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Veterinary Support in Somalia

Mercy-USA offers veterinary support to Somali pastoralists who have been struggling to keep their flocks healthy due to severe conditions caused by drought and war.  Ibrahim Alio, his wife and their 8 kids depend on the success of his flock…

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