Basic services in Somalia are severely lacking because of political instability, precarious security conditions, and climate shocks; the situation also makes it difficult for international organizations to deliver aid.

Since the late 1990s, we have been working with the Norwegian Red Cross (NorCross) to help physical rehabilitation centers run by the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) deal with, among others, a lack of supplies and qualified staff, and limited government assistance.

Somalia has not yet signed the UNCRPD.

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