Save Somali Refugee Children from Malnutrition

 
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Save Somali Refugee Children from Malnutrition

Save Somali Refugee Children from Malnutrition

Zulekha Mahad Ali with her son Zakariah Guled

Zulekha Mahad Ali with her son Zakariah Guled
Zulekha Mahad Ali, 25, with her son Zakariah Guled, 9 months, at the Bosasso general hospital. She brought her son due to severe malnutrition. Zulekha comes from South Central Somalia and she fled beacuse of the war.

Safia Hussein Mohamed & her one week old son

Safia Hussein Mohamed & her one week old son
Safia Hussein Mohamed, 32, with her one week old son Mohamed, in her shelter in Bulo Jawanley settlement in Galkayo, Somalia. Safia came from South-Central Somalia and fled because of the war with 8 children two years ago. She lost everything during a fire including, her life savings.

Abdifatah Aarun Towhid, 7, Galkayo Medical Center

Abdifatah Aarun Towhid, 7, Galkayo Medical Center
Abdifatah Aarun Towhid, 7, with his mother Filo Tube Elmi, at the Galkayo Medical Center, after a surgery to remove an urinary tract stone. For lack of proper health care in the camps, thousands of internally discplaced Somalis are at risk of developing complications from simple ailments.

UNHCR Staff Distributing Jerry Cans in Somalia

UNHCR Staff Distributing Jerry Cans in Somalia
UNHCR staff distribute emergency relief items in Bulo Jawanley settlement in Galkayo.

A Somali child awaits malnutrition treatment

A Somali child awaits malnutrition treatment
A Somali child awaits malnutrition treatment at Ifo camp, Dadaab, Kenya.

Brothers and sisters gather in a makeshift shelter

Brothers and sisters gather in a makeshift shelter
Brothers and sisters gather in a home-made shelter on the outskirts of Kobe camp, Dollo Ado region, Ethiopia. UNHCR is airlifting thousands of tents to Kenya and Ethiopia to provide desperately-needed shelter against the harsh conditions. With the massive influx, the airlifts simply can't keep up with demand.

Per Heggenes, IKEA Foundation, with young refugees

Per Heggenes, IKEA Foundation, with young refugees
Photo from Progress Report '"Nobody can take my skills away from me."'

Somali refugee receives English-Somali dictionary

Somali refugee receives English-Somali dictionary
Photo from Progress Report 'UN education investment for Somali refugee student'

Aden Yusuf Kabey, soon after arriving in Ethiopia

Aden Yusuf Kabey, soon after arriving in Ethiopia
Photo from Progress Report 'Your support helped Aden recover!'
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Project Leader

Lauren Meling

Washington, District of Columbia United States

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