Somali experts and other stakeholders will be meeting in the United Arab Emirates on February to discuss possible solutions to the African country’s unstable security situation, which continues to complicate ongoing hunger relief efforts there.
Somalia’s instability has significantly contributed to the humanitarian crisis in the country. Aid groups, in particular, continue to struggle to reach large numbers of hungry and malnourished Somalis in the rebel-controlled areas of southern Somalia. Coordination of aid efforts is also an issue given the lack of a fully functioning government in the country.
The meeting in UAE is expected to tackle these concerns. Resolutions will be presented at a broader international conference on Somalia to be held Feb. 23 in London, United Kingdom, according to Xinhua News.
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