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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
  • Total Internal Displacements (per year)

    35,000 95% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Total Internal Displacements (per month)

    35,000 42% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Internally Displaced due to Drought (per year)

    6,000 96% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Internally Displaced due to Drought (per month)

    6,000 No change since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Internally Displaced due to Conflict/Insecurity (per year)

    28,000 85% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Internally Displaced due to Conflict/Insecurity (per month)

    28,000 300% increase since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Somali Refugee Returnees (since 2014)

    91,539 No change since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Somali Refugee Returnees with Assistance from UNHCR (per year)

    4,049 62% decrease since December 31, 2018

    Source: UNHCR
  • Somali Refugee Returnees from Kenya (cumulative since 2014)

    84,974 No change since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Voluntary Assisted Returns from Dadaab (since Dec 2014)

    80,628 No change since June 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Somali Refugees Voluntary Repatriated from Yemen under the Assisted Spontaneous Return Programme (cumulative)

    5,087 No change since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Somali Refugees in the Horn of Africa & Yemen

    761,712 No change since January 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Somali Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Ethiopia

    195,498 5% increase since October 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Somali Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Kenya

    264,265 1% increase since November 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Somali Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Uganda

    40,181 3% increase since January 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Somali Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Yemen

    250,860 No change since August 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Somali Refugees in Djibouti

    13,242 1% increase since August 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Somali Refugees in Eritrea

    78 7% increase since August 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Registered Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Somalia

    35,685 No change since September 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Ethiopian Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Somalia

    21,776 1% increase since September 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Yemeni Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Somalia

    13,283 No change since November 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • AWD/Cholera Cases (since Dec 2017)

    10,904 4% increase since January 31, 2020

    Source: WHO
  • AWD/Cholera Deaths (since Dec 2017)

    55 No change since January 31, 2020

    Source: WHO
  • KKA Incidents (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested) against Aid Workers (per year)

    11 38% increase since December 31, 2018

  • Aid Workers affected by KKA Incidents (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested per year)

    25 108% increase since December 31, 2018

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    6 50% increase since December 31, 2018

  • Aid Workers Kidnapped (per year)

    18 200% increase since December 31, 2018

  • Aid Workers Arrested (per year)

    1 50% decrease since December 31, 2018

  • People Received WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    1,600,000 30% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: WFP
  • New IDPs by Conflict (per year)

    106,000 82% decrease since December 31, 2018

    Source: IDMC
  • New IDPs by Natural Disasters (per year)

    72,000 87% decrease since December 31, 2018

    Source: IDMC