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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.

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.

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.

14 Jan 2015 description

Key mission findings:

• The local authorities and community elders estimated that the total population in Afgooye district is 134,892 people (22,484 households) while 102,000 people (17,000 households) live in the town. UNDP (2005) estimated the population of Afgooye town at 21,602 people.