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UNICEF/UNI37736/Vitale
Foresight Papers

Somalia Drought

Significant pasture degradation and water shortages have been reported in parts of Somalia due to dry weather and high evaporation rates (FSNAU 18/03/2016). In total, one million people are estimated...
ACAPS
2016
UNICEF/UN010147/Ayene
Background Reports

Recent Outbreaks of Rift Valley Fever in East Africa and the Middle East

Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an important neglected, emerging, mosquito-borne disease with severe negative impact on human and animal health. Mosquitoes in the Aedes genus have been considered as the...
Frontiers in Public Health
2014
UNICEF/UN028840/Tremeau
Briefings

Famine in Somalia: Causes and Solutions

The UN announcement of famine in Somalia is both a wake-up call to the scale of this disaster, and a wake-up call to the solutions needed to limit death-from-hunger now...
Oxfam
2011
UNICEF/UNI118546/Nooran
Briefings

Famine in Somalia and the Failure of Data-Driven Humanitarianism

Andrew Seal and Rob Bailey discuss the limitations of data-driven humanitarian efforts, and the lessons learned from the 2011 Somalia famine.
PLOS
2013
UNICEF/UN043342/UNICEF/UNI122066/Haque
Evidence Reviews

Knowledge Management in Practice – Implementing Effective Knowledge Management in Emergencies: A Case Study from Somalia WASH Cluster

In the last two decades few countries have experienced a more protracted emergency than Somalia. Absence of a functioning central government and the ongoing conflict have led to a lack...
Regional Emergency Cluster Advisor Project
2013
UNICEF/UN057356/Holt
Evidence Reviews

Somali Health Care System and Post-Conflict Hybridity

Civil war destroyed the infrastructure of the Somali state, including health services. Rebuilding of the health sector is challenged by a shortage of professional staff, financial resources, and effective governance....
African Sarvi
2014
UNICEF/UN061104/Knowles-Coursin
Evidence Reviews

The Aftermath of Aid: Medical Insecurity in the Northern Somali Region of Ethiopia

This dissertation explores the lasting effects of recurrent temporary medical humanitarian operations through ethnographic research in communities, clinical facilities, nongovernmental aid organizations, and governmental bureaucracies in the northern Somali Region...
American University
2011
UNICEF/UN057353/Holt
Briefings

Assessing Drought Displacement Risk for Kenyan, Ethiopian and Somali Pastoralists

This study represents an initial attempt to assess patterns of displacement related to droughts in selected countries of the Horn of Africa, specifically the border regions of Kenya, Ethiopia and...
IDMC
2014
UNICEF/UN061116/Knowles-Coursin
Background Reports

Somalia Livelihood Profiles

In Somalia, Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit (FSNAU) – a multi-donor project managed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) and FEWS NET are working together...
2016
UNICEF/UN061119/Knowles-Coursin
Evidence Reviews

The Private Sector and Health: A Survey of Somaliland Private Pharmacies.

Somaliland health facility records indicate that a Somalilander visits a public maternal and child health centre once in eleven years. Access to modern health services remains of critical concern, as...
UNICEF
2009
UNICEF/UNI155431/Ohanesian
Evidence Reviews

Contextual Factors Shaping Cholera Transmission and Treatment-Seeking in Somalia and the Somali Region of Ethiopia

The drought in the Horn of Africa and the protracted conflict has created a humanitarian emergency that has led to a declaration of famine in several regions of Somalia and...
UNICEF/IDS
2017
UNICEF/UN057358/Holt
Evidence Reviews

Camel Milk, Amoxicillin, and a Prayer: Medical Pluralism and Medical Humanitarian Aid in the Somali Region of Ethiopia

This paper details how exposure to new clinics, diagnostic technologies, and pharmaceuticals during humanitarian relief operations in the Somali Region of Ethiopia shaped local pluralistic health systems and altered the...
Social Science and Medicine
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