Somalia — Kismayo Movement Trend Tracking Report (23—29 March 2018)

Over the reporting period, 360 entries and 32 exits were recorded at the MTT checkpoints in Kismayo. This was the highest number of exits recorded in the past six weeks. Nearly half of the new arrivals said that their reason for displacement was due to lack of food (46%). In addition, 31 per cent cited insecurity, 13 per cent cited health and 8 per cent cited education as their reason for displacement. This week most of the new arrivals came from Kismayo (38%) and Badhaadhe (19%) districts, with the remaining arriving from Buale (9%), Jamame (9%), Afmadow (8%), Jilib (6%) and a few other locations. For the first time in two months, the majority of the new arrivals were heading into the Central Section (41%) of IDP sites. The remainder were split evenly between the other three sections, with 22 per cent going to Dalxiska Section, 19 per cent to Galbet Section and 19 per cent to Fanole Section.