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Situation Report
The devastating drought continues to threaten the lives of 135,000 pregnant women around the country. Somalia already has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world; one out of every 22 women is likely to die due to pregnancy or childbirth-related causes during her life course.
Video
This video depicts the journey of one of the teams of the Somali Health and Demographic Survey (SHDS) enumerators during their field work in Amoud Temporary Settlement, Abdaal village in Sahil region.   The team interviewed the Nomadic population at their Temporary New Settlement (TNS). The TNS is a method adopted to enumerate and capture the socio-economic data or status of the Somali women living in nomadic settin...
Newsletter
The Somali Health and Demographic Survey (SHDS) is a national sample survey whose main objective is to provide evidence in health and demography to guide development of programs, monitor and evaluate Somali national, sub-national and sector development plans including the Sustainable Development Goals as well as form the key ingredients in the formulation of e­ffective policies through the use of data by all stakeho...