#Somalia

  • Article: Somalia Launches First National Blood Bank in Decades

    Somalia Launches First National Blood Bank in Decades

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 17, 2019

    The facility will have a storage capacity of 10,000 units of blood. Read more

  • Article: British Activist Nimco Ali Launches Global Bid to Ban FGM in Every Country by 2030

    British Activist Nimco Ali Launches Global Bid to Ban FGM in Every Country by 2030

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 25, 2019

    She's calling on all countries to unite to protect 68 million at-risk by 2030. Read more

  • Article: Climate Crisis Leaves More Than 2 Million People in Somalia Facing Severe Hunger

    Climate Crisis Leaves More Than 2 Million People in Somalia Facing Severe Hunger

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 4, 2019

    And 3 million more people aren’t guaranteed at least one meal daily. Read more

  • Article: 8.7 Million People Need Urgent Food Aid in Somalia and South Sudan

    8.7 Million People Need Urgent Food Aid in Somalia and South Sudan

    By Joe McCarthy|July 31, 2019

    “It is famine-like.” Read more

  • Article: Severe Drought in Somalia Puts 2 Million People at Risk of Starvation

    Severe Drought in Somalia Puts 2 Million People at Risk of Starvation

    From Voice of America|May 29, 2019

    Without emergency aid, the situation could become a major humanitarian crisis, the UN said. Read more

  • Article: 14 Stunning Photos of Democracy and Faith From Around the World This Week

    14 Stunning Photos of Democracy and Faith From Around the World This Week

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|May 24, 2019

    From Malawi to India, people cast their votes in elections this week. Read more

  • Article: African Union Pledges to Silence Guns In Africa By 2020

    African Union Pledges to Silence Guns In Africa By 2020

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 6, 2019

    Wars and conflict have displaced more than 9 million people across the continent. Read more

  • Article: Somali Refugee's Fight Against 'Silent Killer' of FGM Inspires New Film

    Somali Refugee's Fight Against 'Silent Killer' of FGM Inspires New Film

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 27, 2019

    Somalia has the world's highest rate of FGM, affecting 98% of women. Read more