Ruqiya’s story: A mother’s life saved thanks to UNICEF’s emergency health services
When 26-year-old Ruqiya Hassan was pregnant with her fourth child, she began suffering from intense pains that were unlike anything she had experienced with her previous three pregnancies. With her condition worsening, Ruqiya, who lives with her family in a rural village in Afgooye, Lower Shabelle region of southern Somalia, decided to seek medical assistance.
Taking the vaccines to children in hard-to-reach communities of Zeila district
UNICEF: Humanitarian Situation Report: February 2019