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Surviving the Drought: A Family’s Desperate Journey for Food in Somalia’s Crisis

In Somalia, climate change's harsh reality is a daily struggle. Once lush lands are now desolate, leaving families desperate for clean water. Drought devastates communities, displacing nearly 3 million people into IDP camps. Fatima and her family suffer extreme consequences due to drought. “Our farmlands are withering,” Fatima mourns about Balcad, her former farming village in southern Somalia, now decimated by drought. The failure of crops and the loss of livestock are now common. “We've lost everything,” Fatima laments,…

Rescued: Bangladesh Ship Crew Welcomed Home After Harrowing Encounter with Somali Pirates

A crew member from the MV Abdullah ship reunited with his mother at Chattogram Port after being set free by Somali pirates. Twenty-three Bangladeshi cargo ship crew members returned home to an emotional welcome from their families after spending weeks in captivity. The MV Abdullah, carrying over 55,000 tonnes of coal from Mozambique to the UAE, was captured by pirates about 550 nautical miles off the Somali coast in March. This incident occurred during a period of increased pirate activity, prompting international naval…

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