Cross Border Movements - Somalia (January 2019)

from International Organization for Migration
Published on 31 Jan 2019 View Original

In January 2019, a total of 23,396 movements were observed at Flow Monitoring Points. This represents a slight decrease in comparison with December 2018 when 25,884 movements were observed. Specifically, five (5) FMPs recorded a decrease in movements (Bossaso, Buuhoodle, Dollow Harirad, and Lowyacado) while two FMPs (Cabudwaaq and Dhobley) saw an increase in movements. Like in December 2018, the majority of flows identified (56%) were incoming against 44% outgoing. Like for previous months, Harirad Flow Monitoring Point (Awdal region at the border with Ethiopia) recorded the highest levels of incoming flows for January, while Bossaso continued to record the highest number of outgoing flows. Migrants identified were mostly Somali (60%),Ethiopian (38%),and Djiboutian (2%).

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