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Herders descend on northern town of Kalabaydh following recent rain

Herders descend on northern town of Kalabaydh following recent rain

Scores of trucks have been whipping up the dust in the northern Somali town of Kalabaydh, (meaning ‘crossroads’), as the...

Family in remote northern Somali village sell last camel in lost bid to save daughter sick with measles

Family in remote northern Somali village sell last camel in lost bid to save daughter sick with measles

Saleban Mohamed Mire lost two of his daughters, aged six and two, from measles in the space of a week...

Once proud herders give up pastoralism for dismal living in urban parts of central Somalia

Once proud herders give up pastoralism for dismal living in urban parts of central Somalia

Habibo Hassan Jama, 36, and her nine children feed off the pittance she earns from selling soap on her makeshift...

Gift of goats from diaspora community gives new hope to Mudug herders

Gift of goats from diaspora community gives new hope to Mudug herders

Pastoralist families left destitute by the prolonged drought in southern parts of Somalia’s Mudug region have been given a gift...

Students escaping dead-end careers in northern Somalia, migration survey reveals

Students escaping dead-end careers in northern Somalia, migration survey reveals

Around 320 young people have migrated from Buhodle and surrounding districts over the past year, according to a survey conducted...

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Once proud herders give up pastoralism for dismal living in urban...

Habibo Hassan Jama, 36, and her nine children feed off the pittance she earns from selling soap on her makeshift stall in a squalid...

Herders in Bakool start to recover after the drought

Hundreds of pastoralist families who migrated away from southern Somalia’s Bakool to neighbouring Bay and Middle Shabelle regions three years ago have been returning...

Rain leaves IDPs homeless in Abudwaq

Heavy rain has left around 450 displaced families homeless in Abudwaq district, Galgadud region. The families had been displaced by recent drought from around...

Puntland fishermen reaping few riches from the ocean

Fishermen in Puntland are struggling to turn the riches of the sea into a thriving livelihood because of poor infrastructure and skills and other...

Herders descend on northern town of Kalabaydh following recent rain

Scores of trucks have been whipping up the dust in the northern Somali town of Kalabaydh, (meaning ‘crossroads’), as the blessing of rain has...