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The EU responding to the drought in Somalia

/echo/file/responding-drought-somalia_enResponding to the drought in Somalia

For agropastoralists in Somalia losing their animals is a telltale sign of trouble ahead. In many parts of the country, rains have barely brought reprieve from the prolonged drought that is affecting the Horn of Africa region. Up to 75% of livestock has died in the worst affected areas.

Amid outbreaks of cholera and measles, people have fled massively to areas where they can get help. The EU has released almost €119 million for life-saving aid in the form of cash transfers, water and sanitation as well as health care.

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Last updated 14/11/2017