SOMALI REGION - KEY FINDINGS
LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT:
1,091,210 displaced individuals comprising 179,526 households in 385 displacement sites were identified in Somali region. These figures represent a increase of 217,544 in the total individuals (24.90%) an increase of 37,512 households (26.41%) and an increase of 23 sites (6.35%) since round 11 (May/June 2018). 43.14% sites opened in 2017 and 28.91% opened in 2018.
Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 66% of the displaced population.
DEMOGRAPHICS: 52% of displaced individuals were female and 48% were male. 62% were younger than 18 years old. 9% were over 60 years old.
SHELTER: 306 sites reported that over 25% of households were living in shelters that were below regional and cultural standards.
WASH: Only 7sites meet SPHERE standards of access to over 15 liters of water per person per day. 257 (67%) displacement sites reported having no latrines.
FOOD, NUTRITION AND LIVELIHOODS: 81 (21%) sites, representing 433298 individuals, reported no access to food. 95% of sites reported that IDPs did not have access to income generating activities.
HEALTH: Malaria was the primary health concern in this round of data collection with 151 sites reporting this.
EDUCATION: In 29% of sites 50% or less of the children on site are attending formal primary school. Formal primary school education is available at 264 sites. Alternative basic education (ABE) is available at 138 sites.
COMMUNICATION: 34% of sites reported that Authorities were IDPs primary source of information followed by Site Management at 33% of sites. Figure 1 illustrates trends in stock totals of displacement in the region over time compared to recent displacement. Figure 2 shows IDP numbers dissagregated by cause over time.
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