More than 100 outbreaks occur around the world daily and can spread worldwide in just 36 hours due to increased global travel. We all have a responsibility to support epidemic preparedness.

On PreventEpidemics.org, you can get informed, share information and discover how you can join in to raise awareness and advocate for epidemic preparedness.

Somalia has had:

How Prepared Is Somalia?

29

Not Ready

Somalia is not ready for the next epidemic. They have shown commitment to improving preparedness, but an outbreak could cause a devastating loss of lives and disrupt political and economic stability.

Somalia has finished their National Action Plan and is working on improving epidemic preparedness in one or more gap areas.

What Are Somalia's Strengths & Gaps?

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Top Strengths

Preparedness areas that a country has established to find, stop and prevent health threats. Learn More

Real-Time Surveillance
Risk Communication
Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment

Top Gaps

Gaps are areas that the country should prioritize to improve so they will be better prepared to find, stop and prevent epidemics. Learn More

Biosafety and Biosecurity
National Legislation, Policy and Financing
Food Safety

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Somalia is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Yemen?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Ethiopia

52

Work to Do
Kenya

50

Work to Do
Djibouti

31

Not Ready
Yemen

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Pending

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