Somaliland Independence: How To Save Lives And Create Peace

By Ian Fingado

Imagine that you are in a nice, grassy park, sitting on a bench, looking out at a river. There’s bustling shipping economy, and within a few miles, you can see a stadium that holds the largest horse race in the U.S. Continue reading “Somaliland Independence: How To Save Lives And Create Peace”

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Somaliland’s Cholera Outbreak Threatens To Kill Thousands

Mohammed Abdi is four years old – but he looks less than half that.

Children like him are already weakened by hunger and illness but are now facing the threat of contracting cholera. Continue reading “Somaliland’s Cholera Outbreak Threatens To Kill Thousands”

In Somaliland, Amid Persistent Drought, A Nation Of Herders Plots A New Course

In Somaliland, part of famine prevention means keeping people at home, rather than wandering for help. It also means laying the ground for a major shift to lessen dependence on livestock, the backbone of Somalis’ survival for centuries. Part 4 of our series on famine resilience. Continue reading “In Somaliland, Amid Persistent Drought, A Nation Of Herders Plots A New Course”

Network Airline Management and Astral Aviation Fly Urgent Relief Goods For Canadian Red Cross to Somaliland

Over 57 tones of urgent relief goods were transported by Network Airline Management, the freighter division of the Network Aviation Group, on behalf of the Canadian Red Cross to a field hospital in Hargeisa, Somaliland. Continue reading “Network Airline Management and Astral Aviation Fly Urgent Relief Goods For Canadian Red Cross to Somaliland”

Somaliland’s Children Dying As Drought And Border Dispute Create Fatal Mix

Analysis By Sally Sara

It’s being described as the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. More than 20 million people are at risk of starvation, mostly in Africa. Continue reading “Somaliland’s Children Dying As Drought And Border Dispute Create Fatal Mix”

No Country For Nomads: The Hard Life Of A Somali Shepherd

Well-adapted to the desert, but not to the modern world Continue reading “No Country For Nomads: The Hard Life Of A Somali Shepherd”

Somaliland’s Ruling Political Party Donates $70,000 To Burao General Hospital

Burao, Somaliland, June 6, 2017 (Saxafi) – Somaliland’s ruling political party KULMIYE, donated $70,000 to Burao General Hospital on Tuesday in response to the deadly AWD outbreak that has left close to 50 dead and thousands hospitalized. Continue reading “Somaliland’s Ruling Political Party Donates $70,000 To Burao General Hospital”

Trump Sinks, So Women Must Lead The Fight To Tackle Climate Change

By Michelle Higelin 

Women are disproportionately affected by climate change, which is why they must take the lead role in fighting it, says Michelle Higelin, Interim Director of Actionaid Australia explains. Continue reading “Trump Sinks, So Women Must Lead The Fight To Tackle Climate Change”

Tiny Oasis Keeping Hope Alive In Land Ravaged By Drought And Starvation

As goats grazed on pieces of spinach and cows languished under the shade of trees, Maryan Hudun surveyed her farm contentedly. Continue reading “Tiny Oasis Keeping Hope Alive In Land Ravaged By Drought And Starvation”

Somaliland: From Hunger And Thirst To Deadly Sickness

Dust swirls around our 4×4 as we speed across an open plain in remote Somaliland heading to an emergency: a suspected cholera outbreak. Continue reading “Somaliland: From Hunger And Thirst To Deadly Sickness”

Meet The Doctors And Nurses Behind The Fight Against Starvation In Somaliland

In Somaliland, medical workers are in a desperate race against time to save millions of children from death. Continue reading “Meet The Doctors And Nurses Behind The Fight Against Starvation In Somaliland”

A Desperate Plea For Help As Four African Nations Near A Famine Crisis

ABC News anchor David Muir and his team traveled with Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children, as the organization sent out mobile clinics to isolated villages deep in the deserts of Somaliland. Continue reading “A Desperate Plea For Help As Four African Nations Near A Famine Crisis”

In The Land Of Frankincense

The isolated territory of Somaliland sees the industry as both a blessing and a curse. Continue reading “In The Land Of Frankincense”

Somaliland: ‘Things Are Worse Now Than Two Months Ago’

Rageh Omaar

The Governor of Somaliland’s drought-ravaged eastern province of Togdheer stood calmly against a backdrop of flimsy shelters created out of thorn bushes and scraps of plastic and torn cloth that had sprung up in the two months that I’d last been in the villages around Einaabo. Continue reading “Somaliland: ‘Things Are Worse Now Than Two Months Ago’”

Somaliland Rangers Rescue Cheetah Cubs From Illegal Wildlife Trade

 

Somaliland police have rescued nine cheetah cubs and one sub-adult from illegal wildlife traders with assistance from Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF). Continue reading “Somaliland Rangers Rescue Cheetah Cubs From Illegal Wildlife Trade”

Paving A Safe Road To Prosperity In Somaliland

Ahmed Nuur Aw Nuuh owns a small business in Ceel Bardaale, Somaliland, where he buys milk and vegetables from local farmers to sell at the market in the town of Gabiley. A town that should have only been 23 km away.  Continue reading “Paving A Safe Road To Prosperity In Somaliland”

Diarrhoea Kills 28 In Somaliland In 10 Days: Red Cross

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) warned today of a health crisis in Somaliland after 28 people died of acute diarrhoea in the past 10 days. Continue reading “Diarrhoea Kills 28 In Somaliland In 10 Days: Red Cross”

Multi-Million Dollar Deal For Somaliland’s Historic Port Sparks Land Rush

By Tom Gardner

BERBERA, Somaliland – The land along the road into Berbera is barren and empty. Somaliland’s small, rusty Gulf of Aden port which for centuries made the town prosperous rises suddenly out of the ground as the road hits the coast. Continue reading “Multi-Million Dollar Deal For Somaliland’s Historic Port Sparks Land Rush”