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IOM Somalia Rebuilds Women Livelihoods in the Gedo region of Somalia

The nearly over two decades of conflict in Somalia destroyed infrastructure and social systems leading to shocks such as price fluctuations, poor rainfall, potential eruption of resourced-based conflicts and loss of valuable community assets and livelihood sources. Despite efforts and interventions by the international community to improve the situation, pastoral, agro-pastoral and agricultural communities continue to experience numerous challenges that have left thousands of people in need of assistance and support.