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State of World Population 2021 - My Body is My Own

State of World Population Report

We have the inherent right to choose what we do with our body, to ensure its protection and care, to pursue its expression. The quality of our lives depends on it. In fact, our lives themselves depend on it.

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COVID-19 Socio-Economic Impact Assessment for Puntland

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Puntland COVID-19 Socio-Economic Impact Assessment report is an effort to understand and document the effects and impact that the pandemic has on Puntland households in various socio-economic fields and areas. The report shows that the pandemic is affecting the economic, health and education sectors and segments of the population.

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REGIONAL HUMANITARIAN ACTION OVERVIEW - ARAB STATES: FUNDING OVERVIEW FOR HUMANITARIAN CONTEXTS

Fact Sheet

The Arab Region is witnessing compounded humanitarian crises, the effects of which have become catastrophic. Some of these are protracted, as in Yemen, Syria, and Libya, while others have become forgotten, as in Somalia and the Palestinian territories. Meanwhile, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed even more people behind safety lines to face gender-based violence and harmful practices against women and girls, who consistently bear the brunt of the challenges resulting from these crises.

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The 2020 Puntland Health and Demographic Survey (PLHDS) launched

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There has never been a more opportune time to ensure Somalis have better access to health, education, sanitation and nutrition. With the voices of Puntlanders from 28,079 households, documented across two phases of The Puntland Health and Demographic Survey (PLHDS), presented in this report, policymakers and stakeholders now have access to rich and diverse information that will be key to unlocking a bright future for Puntland, particularly for women of childbearing ages and children.

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UNFPA Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report - 29 October 2020

Situation Report

UNFPA Somalia, with the support of donors and partners, continues to provide leadership, coordination and programing for the access and availability of the lifesaving sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and gender-based violence (GBV) services in most affected locations in the country. This is being done to support the priority needs of vulnerable women and girls.

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The 2020 Somaliland Health and Demographic Survey (SLHDS) launched

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The Government of Somaliland, through the Central Statistics Department at the Ministry of Planning and National Development (MoNPD) and the Ministry of Health Development (MoHD) has launched the results of Somaliland Health and Demographic Survey (SLHDS). This study is the first Demographic and Health type of survey in Somaliland. 

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UNFPA Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report - 29 September 2020

Situation Report

The triple threat of floods, the coronavirus pandemic, and desert locusts continue to worsen the humanitarian situation although the country is opening up with the resumption of schools and air transport. The number of women and girls facing abuse, including sexual violence, has significantly increased due to the economic and social stresses induced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UNFPA Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report - 30 August 2020

Situation Report

UNFPA Somalia continues to support the government and works with UN agencies and national and international partners to minimize disruption to the lifesaving sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and gender-based violence (GBV) services, supports the COVID-19 risk communication and community engagement, provide protective personal equipment (PPE) and supports the safety of patients and health workers through strengthening infection, prevention, and control.

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Effect of COVID-19 on EmONC services uptake in Somaliland

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Globally, healthcare providers have reported huge challenges of increased demand for health care and treatment of people with COVID-19. This has been compounded by fear, misinformation and limitations on movement, all of which have led to serious disruption of the delivery of essential health services including maternal, new-born, sexual and reproductive health services

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UNFPA Somalia Situation Report - 29 July 2020

Situation Report

UNFPA Somalia has updated and activated its business continuity plan to ensure time-critical activities and functions related to managing staff safety and security despite the COVID-19 crisis and restrictions on physical movement in Somalia. 

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