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25 May 2017 description

Most parts of Somalia will remain dry for the next three days, apart from few areas in Puntland where light showers are expected (Map 1).

The rainfall forecast for the coming week (Map – 2) is pointing towards light to moderate rains in Puntland and parts of Somaliland. Light rains are also expected in the coastal areas of the Central and South Somalia.

23 May 2017 description

Most regions of Somalia will remain dry for the next three days, apart from few areas in Somaliland and Puntland where light showers are expected in the same period (Map 1).

The rainfall forecast for the coming week (Map – 2) is pointing towards light to moderate rains in Puntland and parts of Somaliland. Light rains are also expected in a few areas in the Central and coastal areas of the South. The upper parts of Ethiopian highlands are expected to receive moderate rains.

22 May 2017 description

75, 366 Total number of people displaced between 1 and 21 April.

19 May 2017 description

The northern parts of the country and coastal areas in the south will continue to receive light rains in the next three days (Map 1).

The rainfall forecast for the coming week (Map – 2) is pointing towards heavy rains in Nugaal, South of Sool and north of Mudug regions. Other regions in the north will receive light to moderate rains. The upper parts of Ethiopian highlands and southern coastal areas of Somalia are expected to receive moderate rains. Little or no rains are expected in central and inland southern regions of the country during the forecast period.

17 May 2017 description

The northern parts of he country and coastal areas in the south will continue to receive rains in the next three days (Map 1).

The rainfall forecast for the coming week (Map – 2) is pointing towards moderate to heavy rains in the basins both in the Ethiopian highlands and inside Somalia. Many areas in Puntland and Somaliland will also continue to receive rains during this period

15 May 2017 description

Light rains are expected to prevail for the next 3 days in a few places within Puntland and Somaliland as well as the coastal areas of southern regions in Somalia.

The cumulative rainfall forecast for the week which ends on 21 May 2017 shows light to moderate in parts of Somaliland, Puntland and coastal areas of southern Somalia including the Ethiopian highlands. Most of the rains are expected towards the end of the week. Other parts of the country will remain dry during the forecast period. The river levels are also expected to rise given the forecast.

10 May 2017 description

Key Figures

  • 185 IDP sites around Baidoa, of which 105 new in 2017

  • 169,000 displaced individuals* of who 134,000 new in 2017

  • 28,000 IDP households* of which 22,000 new in 2017

  • 85% of new displacements are from the Bay region

09 May 2017 description

This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of displaced person settlements in Baidoa town, the southwestern capital of Bay region in Somalia. Using a Worlview-2 satellite image collected on 21 April 2017, UNOSAT analyzed the town of Baidoa and its outskirts areas and identified 272 locations where displaced person shelters are visible. A total of approximately 33,467 shelter structures are estimated to be within the ~149 hectares of settlement area.

09 May 2017 description

Light to moderate rains continued to be received in a few places across the country in the last two days. The rains are expected to continue in most parts of the country in the next seven days. The rainfall forecast for the coming week (Map 2), indicates moderate to heavy rains in Somaliland and Puntland. Light to moderate rains are foreseen in the southern parts while central regions are expected to remain dry during the same period. The Ethiopian highlands are also expected to continue receiving rains during the same period.

09 May 2017 description

Over 2.9 million people in Somalia face crisis or emergency level acute food insecurity and need emergency food aid, as a result of below average to failed rains in many areas in 2016 that reduced crop production and harmed livestock. In the current April-June rainy season little to no rainfall occurred across much of Somalia in April, but rain has begun and is forecasted in May. Lack of potable water has accelerated an acute watery diarrhea/cholera outbreak with an estimated 32,000 cases reported since the beginning of the year.