Somalia https://www.wfp.org/feeds/Somalia Country content en How WFP is Responding to Acute Needs in the Gedo Region of Somalia https://www.wfp.org/stories/how-wfp-responding-acute-needs-gedo-region-somalia The gradual recovery and gains made since the end of the famine in 2012 are at risk of being reversed as poor rains, conflict, trade disruptions and reduced humanitarian access have led to a worsening of the food security situation across Somalia. Somalia Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:18:29 +0000 Laila Ali 643784 at https://www.wfp.org WFP Increases Work To Address Rising Rates Of Malnutrition In Somalia With Support From Canada https://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/wfp-increases-work-address-rising-rates-malnutrition-somalia-support-canada The nutrition situation in Somalia has rapidly deteriorated, with Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) rates remaining above the 15 per cent emergency threshold in many parts of the country.  More than 200,000 children are diagnosed with acute malnutrition, 40,000 of whom suffer from severe acute malnutrition, and face an even higher risk of death. Since June, WFP has expanded its nutritional assistance to combat the rising rates of malnutrition. In the capital, Mogadishu, WFP is treating over 30,000 children under five, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers suffering from acute moderate malnutrition. Somalia Nutrition Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:38:03 +0000 WFP 643401 at https://www.wfp.org SOMALIA: Food insecurity still a problem https://www.wfp.org/content/un-warns-food-shortage-3-years-after-somalia%E2%80%99s-famine-2 MOGADISHU, 16 October 2012 (IRIN) - Rising food costs, poor ‘Gu’ seasonal rains earlier in the year and continuing insecurity in parts of southern Somalia are affecting the nutritional status of vulnerable people there - a situation that could worsen in the coming months amid the risk of flooding, warn experts. Hunger in the news Somalia hunger in the news Africa All Africa / IRIN Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:36:42 +0000 WFP 643141 at https://www.wfp.org U.N. Warns of a Food Shortage 3 Years After Somalia’s Famine https://www.wfp.org/content/un-warns-food-shortage-3-years-after-somalia%E2%80%99s-famine-1 MOGADISHU, Somalia — More than 350,000 people here in Somalia’s capital are in acute need of food aid as the government and charities struggle to cope with the situation, the United Nations warned Saturday, and other Somali cities are also facing a similar crisis. Somalia Local hunger in the news Africa The New York Times Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:27:50 +0000 WFP 643140 at https://www.wfp.org U.N. Warns of a Food Shortage 3 Years After Somalia’s Famine https://www.wfp.org/content/un-warns-food-shortage-3-years-after-somalia%E2%80%99s-famine-0 More than 350,000 people here in Somalia’s capital are in acute need of food aid as the government and charities struggle to cope with the situation, the United Nations warned Saturday, and other Somali cities are also facing a similar crisis. Somalia hunger in the news Africa The New York Times Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:22:10 +0000 WFP 643139 at https://www.wfp.org U.N. Warns of a Food Shortage 3 Years After Somalia’s Famine https://www.wfp.org/content/un-warns-food-shortage-3-years-after-somalia%E2%80%99s-famine More than 350,000 people here in Somalia’s capital are in acute need of food aid as the government and charities struggle to cope with the situation, the United Nations warned Saturday, and other Somali cities are also facing a similar crisis. Somalia hunger in the news Africa The New York Times Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:17:36 +0000 WFP 643138 at https://www.wfp.org Somalia food crisis: 50,000 children 'at death's door' https://www.wfp.org/content/somalia-food-crisis-50000-children-deaths-door-0 Humanitarian agencies demand urgent action as conflict and drought conditions theaten to leave nearly 3 million hungry. Somalia hunger in the news The Guardian Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:14:54 +0000 WFP 643137 at https://www.wfp.org UN warns of ‘grave humanitarian crisis’ in Somalia as more than 850,000 face starvation https://www.wfp.org/content/un-warns-%E2%80%98grave-humanitarian-crisis%E2%80%99-somalia-more-850000-face-starvation he UN’s director of humanitarian operations has told the world we “need to keep our attention on Somalia”, after new figures showed that more than 850,000 people in the country are in desperate need of food. Somalia hunger in the news The Independent (UK) Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:11:19 +0000 WFP 643136 at https://www.wfp.org WFP Condemns Ration Card Scam In Bossaso https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-condemns-ration-card-scam-bossaso BOSSASO/NAIROBI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) urges residents of Bossaso to beware of a recently uncovered scam aimed at defrauding displaced people. Somalia Africa Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:58:38 +0000 WFP 642810 at https://www.wfp.org Encouraging Breastfeeding To Help Improve Nutrition In Somalia https://www.wfp.org/stories/encouraging-breastfeeding-help-improve-nutrition-somalia Over 200,000 children in Somalia are malnourished, 50,000 of whom are severely malnourished and face a higher risk of death.  WFP works with Mother and Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) clinics throughout the parts of Somalia it has access to in order to address the underlying and basic causes of malnutrition such as poor feeding practices and access to maternal health care. Nutrition Somalia Africa Nutrition Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:42:06 +0000 WFP 641946 at https://www.wfp.org