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ICRC in Somalia - 2010 Newsletter, No. 1

23-08-2010 Field Newsletter

Ongoing conflict, lack of security and widespread lawlessness continue to worsen the humanitarian crisis in Somalia. Recurrent droughts and high food and fuel prices contribute to food insecurity and high malnutrition rates in many areas. Millions of Somalis still depend on humanitarian assistance. An overview of the ICRC's activities in the first half of 2010.

©ICRC/P. Yazdi 


  • A population in distress

  • Treatment for war wounded

  • Primary health care

  • Water and livelihood projects

  • Relief and emergency assistance

  • Tracing

  • Cooperation with Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS)

  • Prevention