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Somalia Floods Update (26 May 2020)

The week ending on 24 May 2020 saw a significant reduction of rainfall amounts across the country. A few pockets in the southern and northeastern regions however recorded light rains. In general, the...

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Somalia: Flash Flooding Update #6, As of 24 May 2020

Situation Overview Flood waters started receding in some areas of Somalia, as the seasonal Gu’ (April-June) rains decline. In Belet Weyne district, Hiraan region, where 240,000 people including...

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  • People in Need

    5,200,000 24% increase since 20 Jan 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    3,000,000 12% decrease since 20 Jan 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    3,400,000 36% increase since 29 Jan 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+)

    1,150,000 4% decrease since 1 Sep 2019

    Source: FSNAU
  • Acutely Malnourished Children Below 5

    962,885 7% increase since 3 Feb 2019

    Source: FSNAU
  • IDPs

    2,650,000 2% increase since 31 Aug 2018

    Source: UNHCR

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