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News Somalia » Bakool: Somalia: CORRECTION: UNICEF supports various medical centres in Wajid, Bakool region

News channel or source: https://midnimo.com/2018/02/16/somalia-correction-unicef-supports-various-medical-centres-wajid-bakool-region/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

UNICEF supports several health projects in Wajid district in Bakool region contrary to earlier reports the area lacked medical support and facilities, the UN body has said. In an article dated January 29,2018, published by Goobjoog News, we indicated ...

News Somalia » Bakool: Normal to below normal rains expected in most parts of Somalia during the Gu 2018 season

News channel or source: https://mareeg.com/normal-to-below-normal-rains-expected-in-most-parts-of-somalia-during-the-gu-2018-season/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

According to the forecast, Gu 2018 season in Somalia is expected to be normal (40% probability ... will be worst affected owing to the prevailing drought conditions. Gedo, Bakool, Hiraan and parts of Bay will also be affected adversely by the below normal ...

News Somalia » Bakool: Intensifying Drought In Somalia Heightens Risk Of Severe Famine

News channel or source: http://www.lelezard.com/en/news-15486132.html
Publication date: Friday 26 January 2018

"The surge in humanitarian assistance in Somalia this year successfully averted famine ... Results from the organization's assessments in November 2017 in Hudur district in Bakool also indicated a nutrition emergency, with rates of acute malnutrition ...

News Somalia » Bakool: Al-Shabaab execute 8 Somali chieftains

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/news/131856/al-shabaab-execute-8-somali-chieftains
Publication date: hursday 25 January 2018

Al-Shabaab rebels have executed eight chieftains from Somalia's southwestern region of Bakool, local residents said. "The locals found eight chieftains of the city of Burhakaba with gunshots in the upper parts of their bodies," Abdi Eido, a local resident ...

News Somalia » Bakool: 4,000 troops needed by AU to fight Al Shabaab in Somalia

News channel or source: http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/News/africa/4-000-troops-needed-by-AU-to-fight-Al-Shabaab-in-Somalia/3302426-3463442-view-printVersion-otcgdcz/index.html
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Mogadishu. The African Union Mission in Somalia will need additional 4,000 troops to liberate the remaining Al Shabaab controlled areas in the Juba Valley, Bakool, Hiraan and some coastal areas. The additional troops will boot the current 21,129 troops ...

News Somalia » Bakool: Top Somalia jihadist turns himself over to government

News channel or source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/top-somalia-jihadist-turns-himself-over-government-161723858.html
Publication date: Sunday 13 August 2017

But his split with former Shabaab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane four years ago led him to seek safety in his hometown in Somalia's southwest Bakool region, though he never formally renounced the insurgency. "Muktar Robow defected from Shabaab and he is now in ...

News Somalia » Bakool: Intensifying Drought In Somalia Heightens Risk Of Severe Famine

News channel or source: http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/36993894/intensifying-drought-in-somalia-heightens-risk-of-severe-famine
Publication date: onday 04 December 2017

Results from the organization's assessments in November 2017 in Hudur district in Bakool also indicated a nutrition emergency ... When famine was declared in Somalia in 2011 under similar conditions, the world was slow to rally a large-scale response ...