Somalia — Displacement Situation Report, Gedo Region (October 2017)

Mogadishu hosts the largest estimated protracted internally displaced population in Somalia, mainly living in informal IDP sites across the city. DTM’s October 2017 data collection focusing on the Gedo district identified a total of 168,000 individuals in 310 IDP sites. Findings show that the vast majority (91%) of settlements have existed for more than one year.

Migration Flows in the Horn of Africa and the Arab Peninsula (June — August 2017)

The Regional Report details progress made through the project period (June — August 2017), identifying flow monitoring points across the region as well as movement trends to better understand migration flows between Ethiopia, Somalia, Djibouti and Yemen. Additionally, IOM has established a network of Migration Response Centers (MRCs) along irregular migration corridors in Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somaliland, and Puntland while supporting similar initiatives in Sudan and Yemen. The purpose of the program is to assist stranded migrants and to build the capacity of governments to respond to the challenges of mixed migration, while providing a better understanding of migrants’ intentions and needs.

Somalia — Displacement Situation Report, Wanla Weyn (October 2017)

Mogadishu hosts the largest estimated protracted internally displaced population in Somalia, mainly living in informal IDP sites across the city. DTM’s October 2017 data collection focusing on the Wanla Weyn district identified a total of 20,560 individuals in 20 IDP sites. Findings show that the vast majority (95%) of settlements have existed for more than one year.

Somalia — Displacement Situation Report, Afgooye (October 2017)

Mogadishu hosts the largest estimated protracted internally displaced population in Somalia, mainly living in informal IDP sites across the city. DTM’s October 2017 data collection focusing on the Afgooye district identified a total of 32,620 individuals in 44 IDP sites. Findings show that almost a third of settlements (30%) have existed for more than one year.

Somalia – Displacement Situation Report, Mogadishu, Banadir Region (October 2017)

Mogadishu hosts the largest estimated protracted internally displaced population in Somalia, mainly living in informal IDP sites across the city. DTM’s October 2017 data collection focusing on the greater Mogadishu area identified a total of 545,000 individuals in over 840 IDP sites. Findings show that during the last three years, the majority of IDPs have shifted from more central districts in Mogadishu to districts in the periphery of the city, which stands in contrast to previous studies carried out in Mogadishu. Moreover, people continue to move into the city from other parts of the country, while others are forced to move from within the city to its outskirts.

Somalia – Displacement Situation Report, Galgaduud Region (June 2017)

Galgadud region remains at the epicenter of continued insecurity. The withdrawal of African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and local troops from locations in El Bur and subsequent take-over by insurgents has sparked new waves of insecurity and displacement. In spite of these waves of insecurity, in Dhuusamarreeb and Cadado, among the 32 IDP sites covered by DTM, severe drought conditions and are considered as the primary factor leading to displacement, especially in recently established sites. DTM’s Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) recorded the presence of 15,319 IDPs in Dhuusamareeb and 12,369 IDPs in Cadaado. Furthermore, the ETT registered 26 IDP sites in Dhuusamarreeb and six in Cadaado between 3 and 10 June 2017.

Somalia – Displacement Situation Report, Gaalckacyo District (June 2017)

In Gaalckacyo, Mudug region, severe drought conditions have become the primary reason for migration into urban and peri-urban areas. Localised clan-related insecurity continues in Gaalckacyo, however, FSNAU reports indicate that alongside severe drought conditions, there has been a decrease in major inter-clan incidents (FSNAU, 29 May 2017). While IDP communities considered drought, insecurity, and evictions as contributing factors to displacement, 70% of the IDP communities assessed considered drought as the primary facto leading to their displacement. Over half of all IDP sites are under six months old, and 95% of sites are planned IDP sites. The Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) recorded 204,000 IDPs (rounded estimates) 115 IDP sites between 3 and 10 June 2017.

Somalia – Displacement Situation Report, Baidoa (May 2017)

Over the past six months, severe drought conditions have contributed to the displacement of more than a half a million people across the country. Baidoa town (Baidoa district, Bay region), currently hosts one of the highest caseloads of drought displaced people in the country. DTM recorded 142,475 IDPs in Baldoa town and 247 sites as of 17 May 2017. 47% of IDP settlements are spontaneous sites, 21% live with host communities and 32% stay in planned camps. 82% of IDPs originate from Bay. The most populated IDP site is Kerow Mirqa IDP. The report includes a map displaying settlement locations, age and population.