Tag: Somalia

A day out at Mogadishu beach

While the situation remains very fragile in Mogadishu, residents are beginning to enjoy a taste of normal life – such as going to the beach for a swim. But there’s still a long way to go for Somalia and its people…

Somali voices

In the lead-up to this week’s international conference on the future of Somalia, we asked five ordinary Somalis what they hoped would come out of the talks. Their responses were both thoughtful and thought-provoking.

Destination: Mogadishu

The first of three Oxfam aid shipments to Mogadishu was dispatched on Saturday, containing 47 tons of water and hygiene supplies to combat rising instances of cholera in the city’s crowded refugee camps.

Giving women a voice in emergencies

In emergency situations, women have specific needs – but often don’t get the chance to speak freely about them. In Dadaab refugee camp, we’ve been meeting with women to find out what we can do to make their lives a little easier.

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