Locust crisis response in Somalia


Dansk Folkehjælp - DFH


DERF - Nødhjælpspuljen


Locust outbreak Horn of Africa (Rapid Response)

Projekt start:


Projekt slut:


Beviliget beløb:

1.698.931,00 kr.

Indsatsen vedrører følgende verdensmål:

  • Mål 1: Afskaf fattigdom
  • Mål 2: Stop sult
  • Mål 3: Sundhed og trivsel
  • Mål 8: Anstændige jobs og økonomisk vækst
  • Mål 10: Mindre ulighed
  • Mål 12: Ansvarligt forbrug og produktion
  • Mål 15: Livet på land

Indsatsen foregår i følgende lande:

  • Somalia

Lokale partnere:



The overall purpose of this project is to address the Desert Locust Crisis in Somalia through emergency food security and livelihood interventions to effected communities in the Nugal and Hiiraan regions of Somalia. The project will provide Food Security Livelihood assistance through Unconditional Cash transfer, provide livestock treatment, and agricultural inputs in order to obtain a livelihood for the most vulnerable affected farmers. The project will also undertake the method of risk reduction through locust control mechanisms by preparing for the next generation of swarms (especially in the breeding areas). The project will provide direct assistance to 8920 beneficiaries of locust effected communities through cash transfers, massive livestock treatment providing agricultural inputs and provision technical capacities to farmers by equipping them to withstand an invasion, including seed supplies to replant invaded fields and to protect core livestock assets and mass awareness. The project targets vulnerable groups including women led households, youth and elderly. The indirect beneficiaries of the project will be vendor households, relatives of beneficiaries and end users of the CASH service. It is estimated that 3000 individuals benefits from the project activities indirectly.