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Humanitarian Bulletin Somalia, March 2015 | Issued on 24 April 2015

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Situation Report
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Attack on UN aid workers in Puntland underscores the dangerous and difficult operating environment aid workers face in Somalia.

  • Onset of principal rainy season brings relief to dry conditions, but heightens the risk of flooding and disease outbreaks.

  • More money transfers organizations shut down further jeopardizing Somali remittance lifeline

FIGURES

-# of people in humanitarian emergency and crisis 7 731,000

-# of people in food security stress 2.3m

-# of acutely 203,000 malnourished children under age 5 Source: www.fsnau.org (Feb-June 2015 projection)

-# of internally displaced people 1.1m

-# of Somali refugees in the Horn of Africa and Yemen 1m Source: UNHCR

FUNDING

  • 863 million requested for 2015 (US$)

  • 11% (94 million)

  • 122 million Total humanitarian funding received for Somalia (reflects reported funding on FTS as of 23 April 2015)

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