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11 Mar 2016 description
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Designing Social Protection Frameworks for Somaliland
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Designing Social Protection Frameworks for Three Zones of Somalia

Somalia has seen large-scale population displacement, deterioration of infrastructure and decline in access to services, all of which have limited the livelihood opportunities of poor Somali households. Declining access to natural resources and increasing frequency of drought cycles are making it increasingly difficult for rural households to maintain their livestock and crop production levels. This has eroded people’s capacities to cope through traditional means and left large parts of the population vulnerable to particular life cycle risks.

07 Sep 2015 description

Priority activities

  1. Provide displaced people with emergency assistance packages.

  2. Provide protractedly displaced people with relevant shelter and non-food items.

  3. Produce safe settlement plans to mitigate the risks of fire and outbreaks.

18 Jun 2015 description

CERF: Annual Report 2014

During 2014, the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) was a critical part of the humanitarian response to almost every major crisis.

The CERF Annual Report 2014 explains how the Fund made sure money went to the right life-saving programmes at the right time.

16 Jun 2015 description


Galkayo is one of the oldest towns in Southern and Central Somalia and home to an estimated population of 42,900 Internally Displaced People (IDPs) seeking refuge from regional conflicts as well as livelihood opportunities.

This fact-sheet presents an analysis of primary data collected by REACH between 19 and 27 April 2014 in the North of Galkayo city, in Somalia. This assessment was undertaken within the framework of an ongoing partnership between REACH and the Education, Shelter and Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH) clusters in Somalia.

31 May 2015 description

Issued by The Federal Republic of Somalia

Mogadishu, 26 May 2015 – The Federal Republic of Somalia today launched the first comprehensive estimation of the Somali population in over four decades at the Police Academy in Mogadishu; a groundbreaking initiative that will inform development programmes in the country.

14 May 2015 description


By the end of 2014, significant progress had been made towards each of the Endgame Plan’s four objectives; the world has never been in a better position to eradicate polio.

As the GPEI enters 2015, efforts are being intensified to build on this progress and stop polio once and for all.

Capitalizing on progress in Nigeria, against outbreaks in central Africa and the Horn of Africa, and against two out of three strains of wild poliovirus

25 Mar 2015 description
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16 Mar 2015 description


This is the first comprehensive report about legal aid services for survivors of gender based violence (GBV) in Somalia. The report identifies who is doing what, where and how. It provides an overview of the legal frameworks in place, key successes that can be replicated and recommendations on how immense challenges can be overcome.

12 Mar 2015 description
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Intervention Summary:

At the end of October, 2014, heavy rains fell in south-central Somalia in the upper parts of the Shabelle basin along the Somali-Ethiopian border. The Shabelle and Juba rivers overflowed their banks, affected an estimated 50,000 people, many of whom were displaced. Initial assessments showed WaSH, shelter and food needs.

17 Feb 2015 description

SUMMARY JAN-DEC 2014: Forced evictions remain a critical protection concern in Mogadishu, but also in other parts of Somalia, predominantly urban areas. From January to December 2014, over 32,500 individuals of whom the vast majorities (over 90%) are IDPs have been forcibly evicted from public and private land and buildings in Mogadishu. Over 17,000 people remain at imminent risk of forced evictions in the capital. Throughout 2014, reports of forced evictions were highest in Mogadishu’s Hodan district given its prime location and recently, improved security and accessibility.

09 Feb 2015 description


En el presente informe, que abarca el período comprendido entre diciembre de 2013 y diciembre de 2014, la Representante Especial del Secretario General para la cuestión de los niños y los conflictos armados expone las actividades realizadas en el desempeño de su mandato, incluida información acerca de los progresos conseguidos en la elaboración y ejecución de planes de acción, los problemas relacionados con la cuestión de los niños y los conflictos armados, así como las visitas sobre el terreno.

06 Feb 2015 description

Map Description:

This map displays the percentage of the target population assisted with improved access and safety net programmes in December 2014.