Somalia: Urgent support needed for pastoralists hit by Desert Locust crisis during pandemic

Countries: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania
Sources: Concern Worldwide, ActionAid, Danish Refugee Council, CESVI – Cooperazione e Sviluppo Onlus, Welthungerhilfe, ACTED, Norwegian Refugee Council, CARE, Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe, Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli, Mercy Corps, Action Against Hunger USA, Oxfam, ChildFund International, Somalia NGO Consortium, Finn Church Aid

The loss of browse and pasture as well as irregular movement can lead to resource-based conflict or pastoralists may not be able to access the pasture their herds need. A potential RVF outbreak also looms.