In Somalia, humanitarian and development solutions seek to ensure that droughts never turn to famine again

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https://blogs.worldbank.org/nasikiliza/in-somalia-humanitarian-and-development-solutions-seek-to-ensure-that-drought-never-turn-to-famine
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Puteri Natalie Watson, George Conway
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Recurrent drought, food insecurity, and famine have become a devastating reality in Somalia in recent decades. Since the end of the 2011 famine, about $4.5 billion has been spent on emergency response to save lives. It was within this context that the Somali Government—with the support of the United Nations (UN), the World Bank and the European Union (EU)—carried out a Drought Impact Needs Assessment of the impact of the 2017 drought on the lives and livelihoods of Somali people.