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Somalia

OCHA - Somalia: Situation Report - Highlights (March 5, 2020)

  • Response to locust damage 15 times more expensive than prevention
  • Average to above average Gu rains expected in most parts of Somalia
  • Preparedness necessary to minimize AWD/cholera risk in the upcoming Gu rainy season
  • Prospects for humanitarian access remain limited

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Key Figures

  • People in Need

    5,200,000 24% increase since January 20, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    3,000,000 12% decrease since January 20, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    3,400,000 36% increase since January 29, 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+)

    1,150,000 4% decrease since September 1, 2019

    Source: FSNAU
  • Acutely Malnourished Children Below 5

    962,885 7% increase since February 3, 2019

    Source: FSNAU
  • IDPs

    2,600,000 2% decrease since February 28, 2018

    Source: UNHCR