Week 2 Summary

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) El Nino Update | June 2023

Key takeaway:

The coupling between warming in the central and eastern equatorial Pacific and the overlying atmosphere is expected to strengthen in the coming months.

There is a high likelihood of El Niño prevailing during the second half of 2023, with a low chance of it weakening and returning to an ENSO-neutral state.

The possibility of a strong El Niño event occurring is not ruled out, while the re-development of La Niña is practically ruled out until the end of 2023.

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Global Food Security and Nutrition Situation in Eastern Africa Q1 & Q2 2023)

Key takeaway:

Agro-climatic shocks, such as drought and floods, have severely impacted agricultural production, livestock, and water resources, leading to food insecurity in the region.

The high cost of living, including high food prices and macroeconomic challenges like weakening currencies and high inflation, negatively affect households’ purchasing power and contribute to food insecurity.

Conflict, insecurity, and displacement are major drivers of food insecurity in the region, with millions of people being internally displaced or becoming refugees due to drought, flooding, and ongoing conflicts.

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Joint Markets and Supply Chain Update | 30 July – 05 August 2023

Key takeaway:

Prices of food and non-food items showed mixed trends, with stability in some regions and mild increases or decreases in others.

Availability of stocks was sufficient countrywide, except in certain towns affected by insecurity and seasonal monsoon.

Market-dependent households in Hirshabelle and Puntland faced economic food access difficulties due to price increases.

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Strengthening Healthcare in Somalia: UNFPA and Swedish Government Collaborate to Inaugurate Vital Blood Bank

Key takeaway:

The establishment of a state-of-the-art blood bank in Mogadishu, Somalia, through collaboration between UNFPA and the Swedish Government, aims to improve healthcare infrastructure and address critical medical challenges.

The blood bank has a production capacity of 50 units per day and a storage capacity of 6,500 units, ensuring a reliable blood supply for medical procedures and reducing preventable deaths.

The blood bank will strengthen the overall healthcare landscape in Somalia by addressing challenges such as maternal mortality rates, access to quality healthcare, and emergency medical services.

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AWD/Cholera Weekly Epidemiological Report EPI Week 30 (24 – 30 July) 2023

Key takeaway:

Laboratory testing revealed a small percentage of positive cases for Vibrio cholerae in Somalia.

Cholera cases were reported in different regions of Somalia, including Banadir, Jubaland, and Southwest states.

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e-IDSR Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin: Epi-Week 30 (24 – 30 July 2023)

Key takeaway:

Suspected cases were reported for AWD/Cholera, Acute Jaundice Syndrome, Dysentery, COVID-19, Measles, Meningitis, Whooping Cough, SARI, Typhoid, Diphtheria, and Neonatal Tetanus.

The public health national referral laboratory reported 5 confirmed cases of Rotavirus and 2 confirmed cases of Cholera.

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