- UNICEF Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report #17: 16-31 October 2017
- UNHCR Somalia: Response to Yemen situation 1 - 31 October 2017
- FEWS NET Seasonal Monitor, November 12, 2017
- RW Topic: Fighting Famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen
Appeals & Funding
- Horn of Africa: A Call for Action, February 2017
- Humanitarian Needs Overview 2017
- Humanitarian Response Plan May 2017
- 2016-2018 Humanitarian Strategy
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- UNHCR Somalia Situation Supplementary Appeal 2017
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF)
- Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF) 2016 Annual Report
- Business Guide: North-East Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia: Prevent Famine and Support Response
- OCHA Somalia
- UNHCR Information Sharing Portal: Refugees in the Horn of Africa: Somali Displacement Crisis
- FSNAU (FAO Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit Somalia)
- SWALIM (Somalia Water and Land Information Management)
- UNHCR Global Focus
- Human Rights Watch: Somalia - Events of 2016
- New Deal Somalia
- UNSOM (UN Assistance Mission in Somalia)
- Food Security Cluster: Somalia
- Logistics Cluster: Somalia
- Somalia: Measles Outbreak - Dec 2016
- Somalia: Floods - May 2016
- Somalia: Cholera Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Megh - Nov 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Chapala - Nov 2015
- Somalia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Somalia: Drought - 2015-2017
- Somalia: Floods - Apr 2015
- Somalia: Floods - Oct 2014
- Somalia: Measles Outbreak - May 2014
A joint initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) will boost agriculture value chains and enhance drought resilience in Nigeria, Somalia and Uganda. The initiative is part of a broad coalition to boost collaboration between the two institutions in agriculture, water and sanitation. The combined active portfolio of both institutions in these sectors in Nigeria, Somalia and Uganda is worth US$1 billion, with several projects in the pipelines to expand their support.
Mogadishu, Somalia, 21 November 2017 – As the devastating drought in Somalia shows no sign of ending, UNICEF’s lifesaving work for women and children has received a boost from the Government of the People’s Republic of China. A contribution of US$2 million will help UNICEF reach 15,000 young children who are suffering from severe acute malnutrition, in the southern and central regions.
The Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS) launched the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism Initiative (4Mi) in 2014. This innovative tool aims to address the need for better data in a context where irregular movements are changing rapidly and where people and smugglers move in increasingly clandestine ways.
RMMS launched Phase 2 of the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism Initiative (4Mi) in June 2017. This snapshot presents an overview of findings from June 2017 through September 2017.
Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS) summary for October 2017 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Somalia / Somaliland and Yemen.
• The health cluster mobilized partners in response to the large scale attack in Mogadishu in which 358 people (including missing ) died while 525 people were injured. The cluster coordinated the delivery of about 20 tonnes of urgently needed medical supplies to trauma facilities throughout the capital
• The health cluster through its partners has provided more than 2.6 million health consultations from the beginning of the year. It has provided more than 274 thousand consultations in October alone which is 77% of its monthly target.
Education is lifesaving. Education is crucial for both the protection and healthy development of girls and boys affected by crises. It can rebuild their lives; restore their sense of normality and safety, and provide them with important life skills. It helps children to be self-sufficient, to be heard, and to have more influence on issues that affect them. It is also one of the best tools to invest in their long-term future, and in the peace, stability and economic growth of their countries.
61,000 people assisted in October
28,800 individuals* (4,800 households) were provided with potable water in Lower Juba region through borehole rehabilitation.
670 Unconditional Cash Grants were provided to 670 households in Mudug region benefitting 4,025 individuals, as part of the response in October.
This report is part IOM’s effort to provide a comprehensive statistical overview of Libya’s current migration profile.
DTM Libya’s Migrant statistical information package* includes the below report, accompanied by a comprehensive user-friendly dataset, a set of maps and a key findings one pager.
The Somali Context
Somalia has been gripped by a severe drought since 2016 due to consecutive below average rainy seasons. More than 900,000 Somalis are estimated to have been internally displaced with a further 1.1 million in protracted displacement. Many are living with host communities or in IDP settlements with limited access to basic services; relying heavily on humanitarian assistance for daily support and frequently exposed to protection risks.
- This week there were 647 new arrivals through the Baidoa checkpoints – the most recorded in the past five weeks. As usual, most new arrivals cited food (60%), insecurity (31%), and health (8%) as their reasons for entry.
- Regarding district of origin, the new arrivals this week came from Xudur (41%), Diinsoor (23%), Baidoa (19%), and Buur Hakaba (11%).
- There were 177 exits this week. Since the onset of the deyr rainy season, the number of exits from Baidoa has hovered around 150-200 individuals per week, and this week continued the trend.
- 231.3M required for 2017 including special situations
- 66.2M contributions received, representing 29% of requirements
- 165.1M overall funding gap for Kenya
- 487.7M required for 2017
- 101.9M contributions received, representing 21% of requirements
- 385.8M funding gap for the Somalia situation
Working with Partners
- The Dadaab refugee operation is coordinated by UNHCR Sub-Office Dadaab, which also serves the three camps in Dadaab Sub County. UNHCR Field Office Alinjugur is part of the larger Dadaab operation and serves Hagadera in Fafi Sub County. Both UNHCR offices cooperate closely with NGOs and other international organizations, among them WFP, UNICEF and IOM. The main government counterpart is the Refugee Affairs Secretariat (RAS).
Welcome to the November issue of the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project’s (ACLED)
Conflict Trends report. Each month, ACLED researchers gather, analyse and publish data on political violence in Africa in realtime. Weekly updates to realtime conflict event data are published on the ACLED website.
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 12-18 November 2017 and includes updates on Legionnaires' disease, influenza, West Nile fever, chikungunya, yellow fever, plague, monkeypox, marburg virus disease, malaria and cholera.
What: Handover ceremony of US$2 million humanitarian aid from the Government of the People’s Republic of China to UNICEF
When & Where: 9 : 30 – 10:30, Tuesday, 21 November S KA Room, MIA, Mogadishu
Who: His Excellency, Qin Jian, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Somalia Steven Lauwerier, UNICEF Representative to Somalia Government officials of the Federal Republic of Somalia