Wednesday 26 December 2018

Out of Harm’s Way, but in a Camp Full of Shortage: Tigist’s Story

“Our biggest concern now is the shortage of food and drinking water. We drink unsafe and contaminated water that we fetch from an open well.

Thursday 6 December 2018

“I don’t want my children to go through this pain ever again”: Ahlam’s Story

When she was admitted she was 48 months old and she weighed 7.3 kgs, where the normal weight for that age group is 13 Kgs.

Wednesday 1 August 2018

Surviving Recurrent Droughts : Zenebu's Story

Zenebu has been receiving emergency food assistance from USAID’s Joint Emergency Operation project throughout this year. The food distribution in late June near her village marked the third time she got food assistance.

Friday 27 April 2018

A Determined Widow in the Wilderness

In a village named Beliguyow, Meriam Mohammed and her husband used to live happily with their three kids. But after the drought caused by El-nino, things start to turn upside down. She now lives in a temporary settlement site.

Monday 19 March 2018

We Cannot Complain about Water: Zeineb’s Story


In 2016, Zeineb Kayre Hussein, 40, was a pastoralist who always worked hard with her husband to sustain their decent livelihood from rearing their 200 shoats, 50 camels and 20 heads of cattle. One year on, here she is with her husband and their ten children in the Boholhagare temporary settlement for drought displaced people, losing all the livestock to the seemingly unending drought in Ethiopia’s Somali region.