Humanitarian Health Action

WHO Grade 3 emergency

WHO and the Federal Ministry of Health of Somalia call for urgent support to scale up response and address measles outbreak

WHO/A. Zouiten
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16 August 2017 – WHO urgently requires US$ 6.8 million to scale up its response activities in Somalia and conduct a measles immunization campaign for 4.2 million children in November 2017.

As millions of people in Somalia remain trapped in a devastating cycle of hunger and disease, WHO and health partners are working with national health authorities to save lives and reach the most vulnerable with essential health services.