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27 Sep 2017
Half of Somalia’s population is now reliant on emergency aid. Attacks by al-Shabab, as well as the government’s strikes against them, are causing people to flee their homes in droves.
11 May 2017
More than 6 million Somalis are in need of assistance said U.N. chief Antonio Guterres at the London conference on Somalia on Thursday (May 11).
20 Mar 2017
Successive seasons of poor rains and failed harvests are forcing Somalis to flee their homes in northern Somalia. The United Nations warns of an unprecedented global crisis with famine already gripping parts of South Sudan and looming over Nigeria, Yemen and Somalia.
11 Mar 2017
U.N. Humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien warns the U.N. Security Council over humanitarian crisis as he outlines looming catastrophes in Yemen, Somalia and South Sudan, but says famine can be avoided.
7 Feb 2017
Somalia's capital is under a 48-hour lockdown before MPs elect the next president on Wednesday.The vote was delayed after several attacks by the armed group al-Shabab.
15 Jan 2017
Sunday marks the first anniversary of an attack on African Union peacekeepers in Somalia. Dozens of Kenyan troops were killed by al-Shabab fighters.
19 Dec 2016
Refugees from war-torn Yemen who fled to Somalia say they are struggling to survive, with little access to food, education and healthcare. The International Organization for Migration says at least 6,000 Yemeni refugees have arrived since March 2015.

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