- UNHCR PRMN Flash Report Drought Update 1/2017 (27 January 2017)
- Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera - Epidemiological Week 5 (30th January – 5th Feb 2017)
- IFRC Somalia: Drought Emergency Plan of Action Operation update n°5 (MDRSO005)
Appeals & Funding
-Operational Plan for famine prevention (Jan-Jun 2017)
- Humanitarian Response Plan 2017
- 2016-2018 Humanitarian Strategy
- Rapid Results Drought Response Plan Somalia 2016/17: Urgent action to change the course of people’s lives, January – June 2017 - Humanitarian Action for Children 2017 - IOM Humanitarian Compendium - - Country-based Pooled Fund: 2016
- OCHA Somalia
- UNHCR Somalia displacement portal
- FSNAU (FAO Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit Somalia)
- SWALIM (Somalia Water and Land Information Management)
- Human Rights Watch: Somalia - Events of 2016
- New Deal Somalia
- UNSOM (UN Assistance Mission in Somalia)
- Food Security Cluster: Somalia
- Logistics Cluster: Somalia
2016 Key Figures
1: Turkey is the top refugee-hosting country in the world
28,901: Refugees submitted by UNHCR for resettlement (since 1 January 2016)
15,140: Refugees counselled on the work permit regulation by UNHCR and partners (Since March 2016)
24,703: Non-Syrian refugees and asylum seekers with specific needs identified by UNHCR and referred for assistance (since 1 January 2016)
32,047: Refugees and asylum-seekers received counselling from UNHCR Ankara (since 1 January 2016)
The camp population as at 31st January 2017. The figure is inclusive of Kalobeyei population.
Number of South Sudanese new arrivals registered in January 2017.
The population hosted at Kalobeyei Settlement as at 31st January 2017.
The per capita water consumption per person per in Kakuma refugee.
655,732 Syrians registered with UNHCR in Jordan, half children growing up in exile
61,405 Iraqis registered with UNHCR in Jordan, half originating from the Baghdad Governorate
38,000 Work permits issued over the past year to Syrians in a livelihoods initiative supported
93 Percentage of Syrians living outside of camps and below the poverty line in Jordan
Somalia has once again been hit by a severe drought, which could quickly develop into a famine. 'A large proportion of the population is affected by the drought, and over six million people are in need of food aid. Norway is now increasing its support for humanitarian efforts in the country by NOK 64 million, in an effort to prevent the situation from developing into a new, large-scale famine,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.
The drought situation in Somalia is rapidly deteriorating. Over 6.2 million people, more than half of the population, are in need of humanitarian assistance. Some 3 million people now need urgent life-saving assistance, compared to 1.1 million in September 2016. Without a massive and urgent scale up of humanitarian assistance, famine could soon be a reality in the worst drought-affected areas.
YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed the announcement last week of a US$85.2 million cash contribution from the Government of Japan. The donation will enable WFP to provide vital food and nutrition assistance in 33 countries across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
The Government of Japan has committed over USD 3.6 million to support IOM’s response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Somalia. The funds will help IOM address urgent needs of vulnerable migrants, internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees and host communities throughout 2017 and into 2018.
123.7 required for 2017
4.3 M contributions received, representing 3% of requirements
119.5 M funding gap for the Yemen situation
All figures are displayed in USD
In 2016, CERF allocated US$ 295 million – approximately 67 per cent of annual global allocations – to support life-saving humanitarian activities across Africa. Over $166 million was allocated through CERF’s Rapid Response window to kick-start humanitarian operations in response to new or rapidly deteriorating emergencies, while nearly $129 million was allocated through CERF’s Underfunded Emergencies window to help underfunded and neglected emergencies.
• The humanitarian situation in Somalia continues to deteriorate with 6.2 million people in need of assistance, representing more than half of the population, and a sharp increase of the population in need (5 million six months ago). This includes 2.9 million people in crisis and emergency (IPC Phase 3 and 4). Similarly, 363,000 children under-5 are acutely malnourished (up from 320,000 in August 2016), including 71,000 severely so (up from 50,000) and in need of urgent life-saving assistance.
Nairobi, 7 February 2017 - The Government of Japan announced on 31 January that it has granted 1.067 million US dollars to UNFPA Somalia to support programmes aimed at health system strengthening in Somalia with emphasis on returnees and marginalised communities. The programme focuses on accelerating reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality and related morbidity in Somalia.
1. The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 60/180 and Security Council resolution 1645 (2005), in which the Peacebuilding Commission was requested to submit an annual report to the General Assembly for an annual debate and review. The report will also be submitted to the Council, pursuant to its resolution 1646 (2005), for an annual debate. The report covers the tenth session of the Commission, held from 1 January to 31 December 2016.
Number of Persons of Concern (as of 31 December 2016)
Apprehension and Interception Figures in 2016 (as of 31 December 2016)
~**50,000** Number of Sea and Land
Apprehensions / Interceptions in 2016
Dead / Missing in 2016 in Turkish Territorial Water
Interceptions at sea
~**14,000** Apprehensions at land borders Greece/Bulgaria:
Possible famine in 2017
Access and bureaucratic impediments persisted in 2016.
$32 million from pooled funds boosts drought response.
Possible famine in 2017
COPENHAGEN – A well-timed contribution from Denmark of DKK 15 million (US$ 2.1 million) will help the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) provide life-saving emergency assistance to people affected by drought in Somalia.
NUMBERS AT A GLANCE
People in Somalia Requiring Humanitarian Assistance During 2017
UN – February 2017
People in Somalia Experiencing Crisis or Emergency Levels of Acute Food Insecurity
FEWS NET, FSNAU – February 2017
People in Ethiopia Requiring Humanitarian Assistance During 2017
GoE – January 2017
172.2 required for 2016
79.2 M contributions received, representing 46% of requirements
93.0 M funding gap for the Yemen situation
All figures are displayed in USD
International Development Secretary Priti Patel visits Somalia to urge partners to deliver assistance to save lives and avert a famine.
Millions of people are living in desperate conditions in Somalia as extreme drought is threatening the lives and stability of a country vital to regional and UK security.
The impact of the 2015‒2016 El Niño weather phenomenon has been one of the most intense and widespread in the past one hundred years. The agriculture, food security and nutritional status of 60 million people around the globe is affected by El Niño-related droughts, floods and **extreme hot** and **cold weather**.