Somalia: Humanitarian Access Map (as of March 2013)


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 & Check-points, 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 UNOCHA/Somalia


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