Somalia: Humanitarian Access Map - as of Apr 2012

Understanding this map

This map illustrates the degree of difficulty faced by humanitarian agencies working in Somalia with an analysis made at district level. It is not a reflection of the physical presence of humanitarian partners or of the volume of humanitarian assistance provided in each district.
The “Access Coefficient” is based on eight indicators: International staff presence (UN and INGOs), UN staff movements, NSP security risk assessments, Humanitarian flights, Administrative Impediments & Checkpoints,
Security incidents affecting humanitarian agencies, Perception of international humanitarian organizations and Stability of the area. Each of these indicators is evaluated and receives a notation from 1 (extremely negative) to 5 (positive), based on standardized assessments.
This map is done in collaboration with NSP

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