Press Releases

Press Releases

SOMALIA: Malnutrition Hits Record High As Drought Persists

More and more children in Somalia are suffering from malnutrition. The drought is worsening, crops have failed, and there are fears of a famine....

SOMALIA: WHO Scales Up Response As Drought-Affected Populations Face Difficult Situation

Cairo, 27 February 2017 – The World Health Organization (WHO) is scaling up its response in Somalia to provide critical health services for 1.5 million...

World Must Act Now To Save Lives in Somalia, U.N Agencies Warn

Joint Press release MOGADISHU – As a devastating drought grips Somalia, UNICEF and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are warning that only a...

SOMALIA: ICRC Assisting 240,000 People Affected by Severe Drought

Press Release Nairobi (ICRC) – At a time of increasing concerns about severe drought and potential famine in Somalia, the International Committee of the Red...

Somaliland Requests Exemption from U.S. Executive Order Intended To Prevent the Entry of Foreign...

Hargeisa, Somaliland – The Republic of Somaliland today sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security...

Somaliland Requests That the UN Recognises Somaliland’s Territorial Waters

Hargeisa, February 11, 2017 - In a letter to the UN Secretary-General signed by President Silanyo today, the Government of Somaliland asserts its sovereign...
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SOMALILAND: Declaration of WADDANI Party Regarding Its Position towards Granting a Military Base to...

The WADDANI Party after, serious deliberations on the decision of the Somaliland Government to grant a military base to UAE at Berbera, comes to...

SOMALIA: Nearly 3 Million People Face Crisis and Emergency Acute Food Insecurity

Risk of Famine Increases Nairobi/Washington – As severe drought grips most parts of Somalia, food crisis is worsening in rural areas following consecutive seasons of...