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Natural Disasters

Gedo villagers begging for water by the roadside

(ERGO) - Pastoralists from remote hilly villages in southern Somalia’s Gedo region are standing by the side of the nearest road waiting for passersby to help them with water...

25 NOVEMBER, 2016
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Natural Disasters

No water and no work means no food in Widhwidh

(ERGO) - People living in Widhwidh are struggling to feed their families because of the widespread water shortage caused by the severe drought in the area, 60 km from Buhodle district in Togdheer region...

24 NOVEMBER, 2016
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Natural Disasters

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 water truck every week in the hope that she can keep the remaining fruit trees in her orchard alive in northern Somalia’s biting drought...

23 NOVEMBER, 2016
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LIVESTOCK PRICES

  • Bosaso - 05 December, 2016
    Camels, For Slaughtering
    Grade One - So.Sh 20M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 19.6M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 16.2M

    Camels, For Export
    Grade One - So.Sh 12.4M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 10.2M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 10.1M

    Goats, For Slaughtering
    Grade One - So.Sh 1.6M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 1.4M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 1M

    Goats, For Export
    Grade One - So.Sh 2M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 1.7M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 1.4M

  • Beledweyne - 05 December, 2016
    Camels, For Slaughtering
    Grade One - So.Sh 24.9M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 19.1M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 14.3M

    Camels, For Rearing
    Grade One - So.Sh 26.6M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 20.4M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 16.9M

    Camels, For Export
    Grade One - So.Sh 22.6M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 18.4M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 13.7M

    Goats, For Slaughtering
    Grade One - So.Sh 1.4M
    Grade One - So.Sh 1.2M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 897K

    Goats, For Export
    Grade One - So.Sh 1.9M
    Grade Two - So.Sh 1.6M
    Grade Three - So.Sh 1.2M

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IDPs/Refugees

Back to school in Kismayo for some children repatriated from Dadaab refugee camps
About 1,520 children, whose families recently returned from Dadaab refugee camps in Ken...


People flee conflict in Puntland's Red Sea town of Qandala
(ERGO) - Nafiso Yasin fled her home town with her seven children ...


Out of a refugee camp and into an IDP camp for Dadaab returnees in Kismayo
(ERGO) - Muhubo Abdullahi Aden has been living with her 10 children in...


Natural Disasters

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...


Somali herder families sharing meals with their goats to keep them alive
(ERGO) - Hadiis Faqal Haji says he is spending $14 every two weeks to ...


Desperate herders in Sanag are refused credit to buy food and water
(ERGO) - More than 1,000 pastoralist families are facing a desper...


Social

Dhusamareb women succeed in small business
(ERGO) - Asha Ahmed Abdullahi, a mother of nine, has built up a succes...


School for the deaf opens a new future for girls and boys in Somali capital
(ERGO) - Being able to read and write used to seem an impossible dream...


The push and pull of work for young Somali children in Baidoa
(ERGO) - Ali Abshir Ibrahim, 14, has been working at the same garage i...


Food Security

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


Children forced to work to supplement reduced refugee camp rations
(ERGO) - When Mohamed Adan, 13, and his brother, 12, leave their house...


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


Health & Education

Diarrhoea follows first rain in remote villages of Somaliland's Togdheer
(ERGO) - Around 70 people, among them children, are sick with acu...


Parents struggle to bring malnourished children from Lower Juba villages to health centre
(ERGO) - Eight-month-old Salmo Aden, being nourished through a nasal f...


Three pioneer Somali women train as solar-power engineers
(ERGO) - Three rural Somali women are being trained as solar-power eng...


Agriculture and Livestock

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


Drought reduces Puntland's livestock exports
(ERGO) - The drought in northeastern Somalia’s Puntland regions ...


Somali herders in Gedo welcome campaign to treat sick goats
(ERGO) - A local veterinary association has treated 110,000 goats for ...