SOMALI REGION - KEY FINDINGS
LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 1,016,166 displaced individuals comprising 168,246 households in 388 displacement sites were identified in SOMALI region. These figures represent a decrease of 75,044 in the total individuals (-6.88%) an decrease of 11,280 households (-6.28%) and an increase of 3 sites (0.78%) since round 12 July/August 2018. 59.54% sites opened in 2017 and 13.14% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 65.45% of the displaced population.
DEMOGRAPHICS: 52.17% of displaced individuals were female and 47.83% were male. 61.45% were younger than 18 years old. 8.57% were over 60 years old.
SHELTER: 324 sites reported that over 25% of households were living in shelters that were below regional and cultural standards.
WASH: Only 4 sites meet SPHERE standards of access to over 15 liters of water per person per day. 241 (62.11%) displacement sites reported having no latrines.
FOOD, NUTRITION AND LIVELIHOODS: 79 (20.36%) sites, representing 342,121 individuals, reported no access to food. 98.71% 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 137 sites reporting this.
EDUCATION: In 35.05% of sites 50% or less of the children on site are attending formal primary school. Formal primary school education is available at 53.87% sites. Alternative basic education (ABE) is available at 131 sites.
COMMUNICATION: 44.33% of sites reported that Site Management were IDPs primary source of information followed by Authorities at 24.74% 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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