UNICEF issues press releases to inform on the agency's activities in Somalia. On this page are press releases from UNICEF and others issued by the UN and other organizations with a relevance to Somalia.
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Children in Somalia to receive new vaccination against deadly diseases
24 April 2013 – The Somali authorities have launched today a new five-in-one-vaccine against several potentially fatal childhood diseases which could save thousands of young lives.
News Note: Japan supports basic service delivery for children in Somalia
13 March 2013 – The Japanese Government has contributed USD 15 million to help UNICEF address a wide range of urgent needs for children in Somalia.
Somalia’s food insecurity eases but acute malnutrition remains high
1 February 2013 – While the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in Somalia has halved to 1.05 million since August 2012, malnutrition rates remain among the highest in the world, according to the latest data released today.