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Health & Education

Former refugee running village school in Gedo

(ERGO) - In a simple stick shelter roofed with iron sheets, former refugee Muhumud Mohamed Guled spends most of his day teaching girls and boys who have never had the chance to go to school...

12 JANUARY, 2017
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Health & Education

No milk for malnourished children in drought-hit parts of Bakool

(ERGO) - A rising number of children with severe malnutrition are being brought to Luq hospital in Gedo from remote parts of Bakool in southern Somalia, where drought has led to food shortages...

11 JANUARY, 2017
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Natural Disasters

Herders and goats attacked by baboons in drought-wracked northern Somalia

(ERGO) - Pastoralist families struggling to survive the drought in Somalia’s northern regions are now being plagued by troops of hungry baboons killing their animals and raiding their food stocks...

10 JANUARY, 2017
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LIVESTOCK PRICES

  • Galka'yo - 19 January, 2017
    Camels, For Rearing
    Grade One - So.Sh 20M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 19M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 16M

    Camels, For Export
    Grade One - So.Sh 12M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 10M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 8.7M

    Goats, For Slaughtering
    Grade One - So.Sh 740K
    Grade Two - So.Sh 600K
    Grade Three - So.Sh 550K

    Goats, For Rearing
    Grade One - So.Sh 700K
    Grade Two - So.Sh 640K
    Grade Three - So.Sh 500K

    Goats, For Export
    Grade One - So.Sh 1.2M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 1M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 875K

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IDPs/Refugees

Pastoralist mother fleeing drought in Bay gives birth on the way to Mogadishu
(ERGO) - When the family’s livestock losses were so bad that she...


Food cuts in Dadaab pressure refugees to return to Somalia
(ERGO) - Hassan Aden has been looking for casual jobs every day i...


Returnee children in Mogadishu working to support families
(ERGO) - Hawo Ibrahim Ahmed, 14, has been working as a housemaid ...


Natural Disasters

Gedo villagers begging for water by the roadside
(ERGO) - Pastoralists from remote hilly villages in southern Somalia&r...


No water and no work means no food in Widhwidh
(ERGO) - People living in Widhwidh are struggling to feed their famili...


Lone woman farmer in Sanag trying to save her fruit trees from the drought
(ERGO) - Maryan Abdi Farah waits anxiously for the arrival of the wate...


Social

Refugee transit centres create jobs for single mothers in Dhobley
(ERGO) - Life for single mother Ardo Mohamud Abdullahi has changed for...


Halimo: I must save my son from the human traffickers
(ERGO) - Halimo Aw-Farah has been enduring sleepless nights worrying a...


Blind porter working to support his family in Dhobley
(ERG) Hassan Abdirahman Deyl, 50, was determined not to give up his in...


Food Security

Old people abandoned by herder families fleeing drought in Sool
(ERGO) - Ninety-year-old Awil Shire had not eaten or drunk for more th...


Food prices rise in Afmadow due to poor harvest
(ERGO) - The prices of locally grown food in Afmadow, in southern Soma...


WFP denies storing or distributing expired food in Somalia
(ERGO) - Media reports last week have shown Somali officials at Mogadi...


Health & Education

Volunteer teachers give hope to displaced children in Mogadishu
(ERGO) - A group of seven young graduate teachers in the Somali capita...


Diarrhoea in Hosingow, Lower Juba
(ERGO) - Three children under the age of five died in a diarrhoeal dis...


School becomes a luxury for pastoralist families hit by drought in Mudug
(ERGO) - Pastoralists in Mudug impoverished by the drought have b...


Agriculture and Livestock

Land gives independence to disabled farmers in Baidoa
(ERGO) - A vegetable farm owned and run by a co-operative of disabled ...


Wild animals beset flood-affected Beletweyne farmers
(ERGO) - Farah Ibrahim Hassan, 48, has lost everything he planted on h...


Sool herders worried about sheep deaths
(ERGO) - Somali pastoralists in remote rural parts of northern Sool re...