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Somalia Commemorates World Breastfeeding Week 2018
Mogadishu, 2 August 2018 - Speaking during a well-attended world breastfeeding week event held in Mogadishu yesterday, The Minister of Health and Social Services of the Federal Government of Somalia, Hon. Fawzia Abikar Nur said, “Exclusive breastfeeding..

A new water system improves life for pupils in Kismayo school
13 December 2017 - Over 1000 pupils at Rugta school in Kismayo celebrated the opening of brand new toilets, handwashing facilities and a solar powered water system. The UNICEF-supported facilities were installed by the NGO ADRA with funding from SIDA.

China provides life saving funds for UNICEF Somalia
Mogadishu, Somalia, 21 November 2017 – The Chinese funding to provide life saving services to people in Somalia suffering from the drought was officially marked at a ceremony in Mogadishu.

Launch of Global Partnership for Education grant for Puntland
Garowe, Puntland, 23 October 2017 - A high level ceremony to launch the US$5.6 million grant for education in Puntland from the Global Partnership for Education took place in Garowe.

UNICEF provides latrines for internally displaced in Puntland, Somalia
Jawle IDP camp, Puntland, Somalia, 25 September 2017 - UNICEF handed over 180 communal toilets for displaced people in Jawle camp in Somalia's north eastern state of Puntland at a ceremony attended by Vice President of Puntland and the Governor of Nugal.

Launch of emergency water trucking for IDPs in Baidoa
19 September 2017 - UNICEF Somalia, in partnership with the Federal GovSomalia and South ernment of West State authorities, has launched a new phase of emergency water trucking to thousands of people around Baidoa town displaced by the ongoing drought.

Hotel management moved to action by UNICEF Somalia video on water scarcity
13 September 2017 - The management team at a small hotel in Alacati, near Izmir in Turkey, were so moved by a UNICEF Somalia video that they decided to give the whole day’s takings from the a hotel to UNICEF.

UK Minister of State Rory Stewart visits UNICEF-supported stabilisation centre in Hargeisa
Hargeisa, 24 August 2017 - A delegation led by Rory Stewart, joint Minister of State at the DFID, and Minister of State for Africa at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, UK, visited children at a UNICEF-supported hospital in Hargeisa.

Somalia celebrates three polio free years
August 2017 - It has been three years since the last case of polio reported in Somalia. On 13 August, the milestone was celebrated with a colorful event organized by the Federal Government in Mogadishu.

Launch of World Breastfeeding Week in Mogadishu
August 2017 - On 1 August 2017, UNICEF and its partners around the world are celebrating World Breastfeeding Week. The theme for this year’s celebration is ‘Sustaining Breastfeeding Together’.



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