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UNICEF at work in Somalia

Mogadishu Jan Grarup
© UNICEF/2011/Jan Grarup
Displaced children in Mogadishu receive education in a temporary classroom.

UNICEF has been working in Somalia since 1972, and has developed a nation-wide network of partnerships with over 100 international and national NGOs and community based organizations to deliver programmes and services in the areas of water, education, health, nutrition and child protection in Somalia.  The programme encompasses emergency response operations as well as and early recovery and development approaches. UNICEF programme is implemented and monitored through presence of over 190 staff based inside Somalia including in Mogadishu, Baidoa, Hargeisa and Garowe.


UNICEF Somalia continues to mourn and pay tribute to our four dearly missed colleagues
20 May 2015 - UNICEF honours the memory of our four colleagues – Payenda, Brenda, Woki and Stephen who were killed in a horrific attack on Monday 20 April 2015 as they were on their way to work in Garowe, Puntland.



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