Somalia

Updates

Somalia — Border Points Flow Monitoring (June 2017)

DTM identified 59 individual entries and 1,182 exits at Flow Monitoring Points in Elwak, Doolow and Belet Xaawo in June 2017. The entries represent a

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

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,

Somalia — Border Points Flow Monitoring (May 2017)

DTM identified a 64% decrease in entry flows and a 32% increase in exits across FMPs in Elwak, Doolow, Belet and Xaawo from April to

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

Somalia – Drought Related Displacements (April 2017)

During the reporting period, DTM Somalia recorded 75,366 displaced persons as displayed on the map.

DTM Somalia Drought Situation Overview – 2017

Drought conditions prevail in South Central as well as in other parts of Somalia. Food and water shortages are reported in drought aected regions increasing

DTM Somalia Round 3 Report – October 2016

Round III of DTM captured information on variables about the population of concern, disaggregated at the settlement level. As the DTM progresses over time, staff

DTM Somalia Round 2 Report – September 2016

The second round of data collection for the DTM pilot project in Somalia was carried between 13th June and 27th June 2016 in five regions

DTM Somalia Flow Monitoring – 2016

The data was collected between 1 st and 31st of August 2016 where a total of 631 returnees (or 105 households) were captured. 48.7 percent

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Background

DTM in Somalia will roll out the tracking mechanism across 5 regions Juba Hoose, Shebelle Dhexe, Hiraan, Awdal and Gedo) in 7 districts (Afmadow, Balcad, Belet Weyne, Borama, Doolow, Jowhar and Kismayo) in Somalia, targeting internally displaced persons and returnees in settlements and thereafter in host communities.
With reoccurring floods and droughts, as well as ongoing evictions in urban areas, the estimated displaced population in Somalia stands at 1.1 million in 2016 ( UNHCR) . Among them are 60,000 individuals recently displaced by seasonal flooding exacerbated by the El Niño phenomenon since October 2015 and milatry offence between Alshabab and AMISOM. Due to this fact that is why we had to adjust the forms to suite especially this period.
IOM Somalia aims to improve information management in fluid displacement situations, thereby enhancing evidence-based and timely prioritization in the delivery of humanitarian assistance in riverine areas along the Juba and Shabelle Rivers in Somalia.
The data collected will be shared with OCHA, Somali Disaster Management Agency of the Federal Government of Somalia, and other humanitarian partners for feedback and consultations before finalization and dissemination. The main targeted population are IDP’s in informal and formal settlements, IDP’s in host communities, returnees from internal displacement as well as returnees from abroad.