Somalia hunger crisis situation report seven

The drought conditions continue to worsen and the risk of famine remains. While rains have started in parts of Somalia, the extensive damage to livelihoods, safety nets and infrastructure is too huge for any significant turnaround. All the pastoral zones are in a Crisis (IPC Phase 3) with the situation expected to deteriorate to Emergency (IPC Phase 4) from March to June (FEWSNET March 2017).