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WHO and Action Against Hunger Deliver Critical Health and Nutrition Aid in Drought-Stricken Somalia

Mogadishu, Somalia – Abdia Adan makes her way back to Garasbaley Health Centre in Kahda district, Banadir Region. This time, it’s for the final check-up of her 8-month-old son, Mohamed. Unlike previous visits, there's a spring in her step; young Mohamed is thriving. Back in November 2023, Abdia rushed him to the center, feverish and vomiting. Diagnosed with pneumonia and malnutrition, Mohamed's turnaround owes much to Abdia’s care and the top-notch medical attention he received here. Nestled in the Sodonka camp of Kahda, a…

Staggering Hunger Crisis: More than 74 Million People Struggle for Food in the Horn of Africa, Reveals Alarming Report

A recent report links the increase in food insecurity in the region to heavy rains, estimating a rise from 58.1 million affected people in February. The downpour from late March to April caused significant flooding in Kenya, Somalia, Burundi, and Tanzania resulting in loss of life, livestock, displacement of many, and destruction of vital infrastructure like roads and bridges. While some areas saw improved agriculture due to enhanced rains, it is likely that acute food insecurity will worsen in the hard-hit regions.…

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,…

Empowering Somalia: WFP Launches $228 Million Campaign to Combat Hunger and Improve Nutrition

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) is urgently in need of $228 million to amplify its humanitarian operations in Somalia to combat widespread food shortages and malnutrition affecting millions. Securing this funding is crucial for the period spanning from April to September of this year, with a staggering $208 million needed for life-saving interventions. Recent evaluations depict an alarming scenario where approximately 3.4 million individuals will grapple with acute food scarcities between April and June. There…

Master Your Hunger: 10 Natural Strategies to Control Cravings and Shed Pounds

Looking to shed a few pounds but tired of feeling hungry all the time? You're not alone! Many people struggle with managing their appetite when trying to lose weight. The good news is that there are plenty of healthy and effective ways to suppress your appetite for weight loss without resorting to extreme measures. From simple lifestyle changes to smart food choices, we have you covered with 10 proven strategies to help you feel fuller for longer and stay on track with your weight-loss goals.…

Moyes Determined to Remain at West Ham Amid Lopetegui Rumors: A Hunger for Football Success

Rumors swirl that West Ham eyes Julen Lopetegui as their next leader, but David Moyes remains dedicated to the team's mission. Moyes reaffirms his passion for football and commitment to West Ham, aiming for another top-10 finish in the Premier League. The Hammers reportedly approach Lopetegui, who parted ways with Wolves after a brief tenure. Moyes expresses his hunger for football, emphasizing his love for the game and dedication to West Ham's success. A decision on the future will come at the season's end, as West Ham…

13 million are facing severe famine as a result of the drought

Large parts of the country, stretching from southern Ethiopia to northern Kenya and Somalia, are in the grip of a severe drought that has left 13 million people hungry. Everywhere in these regions, where people support themselves mainly on agro-pastoral activities, the three rainy periods since the end of 2020 have been characterized by low rainfall, exacerbated by a grasshopper invasion that devastated the harvests between 2019 and 2021. "Hornet's population makes up only 4% of the global population,…

Meals assist in Ethiopia’s Tigray to finish this

Aid workers in Ethiopia's Tigray region will this week run out of food to deliver to millions of people already living in famine conditions, said the head of the US Government's humanitarian agency. "USAID and its partners and other humanitarian organizations have emptied their stores of food stored in Tigray," said Samantha Power, head of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in a statement late Thursday. War broke out in November between Ethiopian troops and the Tigray People's…

In Morocco, the 100th day of the hunger strike for

In Morocco, journalist Soulaïmane Raissouni continues, imprisoned since May 25, 2020 and sentenced last week to five years in prison for sexual assault, hunger. His health is deteriorating. For 100 days he has stopped eating. Soulaïmane Raissouni's relatives and lawyersare very worried. "Today we are afraid for our lives.…

Africa is the continent where hunger is increasing.

This is one of the UN's goals for sustainable development: to eradicate world hunger by 2030. It will not be achieved. It is now a security. According to the UN, malnutrition and hunger, largely driven by the pandemic and economic crisis, increased further in 2020. Chronic hunger now affects almost 10% of the world's population. Asia is the first to be affected, but the trend is particularly worrying…

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