Poor rainfall and water shortages in Somalia leave five million people facing acute food insecurity. “The signs we are noting at the moment is what we have not seen in the past 30 years of our life”, said a person living close to the Kenyan border. To prevent any further crisis, the humanitarian sector must act now.
Grim milestone: Somalia drought and conflict forces one million people to flee
Over 1 million people in Somalia have been forced to abandon their homes this year seeking food and water, mainly due to drought.
A clean marketplace
Pay-as-you-go latrines have carved out a new business model at this busy Mogadishu market.