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Camels, slapstick and wit

Somalia’s leading comedians produce comedy series on COVID-19  

Somali National Army takes part in the fight against coronavirus

Somali National Army (SNA) soldiers are taking part in a nationwide campaign to combat COVID-19. Whenever a national disaster occurs, the country’s army plays a huge role in rescue operations and in…  

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in 2 mins

Know the symptoms and stay safe with our new animation  

Solar power takes on COVID-19

Saving money on heating means more is available for medicine and cleaning staff in Somaliland’s largest hospital.  

UNDP sets up communications hub as first line of COVID19 defence in Somalia

One lesson is already clear from the COVID19 pandemic: the faster you get the message out on how to prevent infection, the quicker people change behaviour to slow the spread and save lives.  


This year’s International Women’s Day is a global call to eliminate inequality between men and women. That won’t be easy in Somalia, where women face discrimination in nearly every aspect of life.  

New clinics help reduce maternal, child mortality

Facilities supported by UNDP offer delivery, vaccination, nutrition and birth registration.  

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

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