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Somalia Humanitarian Snapshot - August 2017

Severe drought is expected to deepen until the start of the Deyr rainy season in October. The food security and nutrition situation is not expected to improve in some parts of Somalia through the end of 2017, according to FAO-FSNAU post-Gu preliminary results. Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) prevalence is ‘Critical’ at above 15 per cent in 9 out of 12 Internally Displaced People settlements surveyed by FSNAU. More than 3 million people are being reached each month with humanitarian assistance and protection.

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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
03 Aug 2017
Map/Infographic Type: 
Humanitarian Snapshot
Location(s): 
Somalia