UNICEF Somalia/2015/Rich

What we do

UNICEF's programmes in Somalia cover health and nutrition, water supply, sanitation and hygiene and basic education. In addition, the communication, protection and participation programme has activities that cut across all programme areas including: child protection; HIV/AIDS and youth development.

The UNICEF Health programme in Somalia is comprised of three projects: strengthening childcare services, promoting safe motherhood and child immunization.


UNICEF’s Nutrition programme in Somalia is comprised of three projects:  controlling micronutrient deficiency disorders; improving feeding practices and selective feeding.


Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Water supply, environmental sanitation and hygiene activities are the main components of UNICEF’s Water Sanitation and Hygiene Programme in Somalia.


UNICEF’s Education programme in Somalia is comprised of two projects, one for primary formal education and the other for primary alternative education.


Child Protection
UNICEF works with government and civil society partners to create an enabling and protective environment for all children and women in Somalia, with a special focus on the most vulnerable


Response in Emergencies

UNICEF humanitarian action in Somalia encompasses more than rapid response. It also involves reliable preparedness and calls for investment in early recovery from the very onset of a response.


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