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Within the last few days, heavy downpour has been experienced in many parts of the Juba and Shabelle River basins both in Somalia and in the Ethiopian Highlands (Table 1). Flash floods have been reported in some areas within the basins including Gedo, Bakool and Bay regions. Following the heavy ...
Bhaag Bakool Bhaag actor Jay Soni and wife Pooja Shah are on cloud nine, as they have become proud parents to a baby girl. When Times Of India contacted them to confirm the news, Jay said, "Yes, I have turned a proud daddy to a baby girl." The much in love couple, who got married in 2014, welcomed ...

Actor Jay Soni, who was last seen on Bhaag Bakool Bhaag, has been blessed with a girl. His wife Pooja, who he tied the knot with in 2014, delivered the baby on April 18. The ecstatic father tells us, “I am on cloud nine. I can't even begin to explain how it feels. I was inside the operation theatre with Pooja ...
The camp hosts 4,500 displaced families from Bay, Bakool and other parts of Gedo. Camp leaders say the last aid they received was last April. Some of the displaced people who spoke to Radio Ergo said they used to get food distributions from WFP. Most families earn small amounts of income from work ...
In southern Somalia, Middle and Lower Shabelle, Bay, Bakool, Gedo, Middle Juba and Lower Juba show small to large decreases in vegetation cover compared to average. Large decrease of vegetation is evident in parts in Cowpea Belt, Southern Rained, and Juba Pastoral livelihoods (Map 10).
Humanitarian assistance was scaled up from the second quarter of 2017 to avert famine and was maintained through late 2017. With this robust response, famine was successfully averted in 2017. But the response needs to be sustain into 2018, in order to prevent another downward spiral, otherwise the ...

Al-Shabaab fighters have shot and killed nine transport donkeys on Thursday suspected of ferrying goods to government-controlled areas in Bakool, an official said The Al-Qaeda linked militants also burned the carts and kidnapped two individuals who presumably owned the carts. Residents and officials ...
(ERGO) – More than 1,000 desperate families from Tiyeglow in southern Somali's Bakool region have migrated to Baidoa in neighbouring Bay region, around 270 km away, in the last two weeks due to the scarcity of food at home as a result of prolonged drought. These families are joining the many IDP ...
Gedo, Bakool, Hiraan and parts of Bay will also be affected adversely by the below normal rains. This outlook is a consensus forecast designed for a regional audience that addresses the rainfall totals summed over the three-month period from March to May 2018. However, SWALIM and other technical ...
Good news for Jay Soni's fan. Bhaag Bakool Bhaag actor Jay, who got married to Pooja Shah in 2014, is all set to embrace fatherhood. He posted an adorable picture with his wife on Instagram, where Pooja can be seen flaunting her baby bump. Also, the actor confirmed the news to Bombay Times and ...

Three women in Elbarde, a remote village in southern Somalia's Bakool region, died this month due to lack of access to proper medical treatment during childbirth. Women in the district have access only to traditional birth attendants, who are unable to help in cases of complications during or after delivery.
Exporters fear the ban announced by the Bakool region could trigger a larger crisis in the embattled sub-sector. Bakool, a small neighbourhood of sorts in south western Somalia, consumes one tonne of miraa a day. Supplies to Bakool land at the provincial capital of Hudur, according to local exporters.
Bakool becomes the first regional government to impose an outright ban on the product. The reason advanced for the ban is because of its negative effect on the fight against terrorism, a BBC journalist has said. “Bakool has become the first regional authority in Somalia to ban khat. It says it's affecting their ...
Al Shabaab fighters have shot and killed nine donkeys and abducted an unknown number of people in Bakool region, Somalia. Donkeys are the sole mode of transport in Bakool, which is a government-controlled area in southwestern Somalia. The animals were killed on Monday in an ambush at Elboon ...
An internally displaced persons camp at Dollow houses new arrivals from the Bay and Bakool regions in Somalia. Photo: Amunga Eshuchi / Trocaire / CC BY. This weekend, as executive directors of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund meet with finance ministers in Washington, D.C., to discuss ...
Vegetation cover measured through the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) for January 2018 indicates rapid deterioration of vegetation conditions in southern regions of Hiran, Shabelle's, Bay, Bakool, Gedo and the Juba's. Large vegetation deficits are evident in Cowpea Belt, Southern Rainfed ...
Al-Shabab militants in Somalia have shot and killed nine donkeys they said were transporting goods to a government-controlled area in the Bakool region. A security source told VOA Somali the militants seized the donkey carts early Wednesday near the village of Elboon, 15 kilometers west of Wajid.


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