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Health & Education

Rising maternal deaths in Baidoa, southern Somalia

(ERGO) - Medical staff in the southern Somali town of Baidoa report that the number of women dying in childbirth in the rural areas is increasing due to poverty and lack of proper health care facilities...

20 SEPTEMBER, 2016
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Agriculture and Livestock

Drought reduces Puntland's livestock exports

(ERGO) - The drought in northeastern Somalia’s Puntland regions has reduced the number of animals exported to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries this year by about a third...

19 SEPTEMBER, 2016
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Natural Disasters

Herders in Somalia's northeastern regions find dry reservoirs after long trek

(ERGO) - Around 300 desperate pastoralist families fleeing drought in northeastern Somalia’s Bari, Nugal and Sanag regions have descended on Karin-dabeylweyn locality, 70 km from Lasanod town in Sool region, looking for water...

16 SEPTEMBER, 2016
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LIVESTOCK PRICES

  • Afmadow - 29 September, 2016
    Camels, For Slaughtering
    Grade One - So.Sh 15M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 13.3M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 11.5M

    Camels, For Export
    Grade One - So.Sh 19M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 18.2M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 17M

    Cows, For Slaughtering
    Grade One - So.Sh 9.5M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 7.3M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 6M

    Cows, For Rearing
    Grade One - So.Sh 6.5M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 4.5M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 3.5M

    Goats, For Slaughtering
    Grade One - So.Sh 1.8M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 1.7M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 600K

    Goats, For Rearing
    Grade One - So.Sh 1.5M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 1.4M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 1.3M

    Goats, For Export
    Grade One - So.Sh 1.5M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 1.2M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 950K

    Sheep, For Slaughtering
    Grade One - So.Sh 1.5M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 1.4M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 1.3M

    Sheep, For Rearing
    Grade One - So.Sh 1.8M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 1.7M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 600K

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IDPs/Refugees

Refugees returning to southern Somalia blocked by regional authority demanding better deal from UNHCR
(ERGO) - The Jubbaland State of Somalia announced on Monday that ...


Pastoralist woman takes up trade as drought forces Somali herders into urban areas
(ERGO) - Hali Ismail, a pastoralist woman who lost her livestock to th...


Hundreds of Somali refugees bus out of Kenya's Dadaab refugee camps
(ERGO) - The largest group of Somali refugees returning to Somali...


Natural Disasters

Displaced Somali herders arriving in Hudur selling animals to buy water
(ERGO) - Rural families displaced due to a critical water shortage in ...


Water shortage hits parts of Afmadow
(ERGO) - Families are suffering from a water shortage in Dif location,...


Hundreds cut off by rising river in Bardhere village, Middle Shabelle
(ERGO) - Three hundred families in Bardhere village, 21 km from J...


Social

Somali girl forced by elders to marry her rapist
(ERGO) - Suad Diriye*, 17, is struggling to come to terms with what sh...


Somali migrants and smugglers seized by Puntland police
(ERGO) - Puntland Maritime Police Force (PMPF) seized two boats c...


Women labouring on building sites in Borama
(ERGO) - Women in the northwestern Somali town of Borama are increasin...


Food Security

Dinsoor families receive food flown in to besieged town
(ERGO) - Food aid flown in to the isolated town of Dinsoor, in Ba...


Hunger bites for farmers in Darasalam
(ERGO) - Farmers in western parts of Darasalam district in Somaliland ...


One day's rain reaps zero harvest for Godobjiran farmers
(ERGO) - The majority of farmers in Godobjiran district in Nugal are n...


Health & Education

Rising maternal deaths in Baidoa, southern Somalia
(ERGO) - Medical staff in the southern Somali town of Baidoa report th...


Disabled Somali children get free school places in Kismayo
(ERGO) - Saed Abdullah Aw-Aden, 13, paralysed from the waist down...


Free surgery rescues Afgoye patients from years of suffering
(ERGO) - A free tumour surgery campaign provided by doctors at Afgoye ...


Agriculture and Livestock

Baidoa livestock sales boosted by ties with Berbera exporters
(ERGO) - Shamso Abdinoor Hussein, a pastoralist in souterh Somalia's B...


Goat and sheep disease frustrates herders in Galgadud
(ERGO) - Hersi Aden Farole, a pastoralist in a remote part of Gal...


Dhobley farmers see benefit of water conservation
(ERGO) - Farmers in Dhobley in southern Somalia’s Juba regi...