Protection of Civilians in Somalia 2016-2017

from UN Human Rights Council, UN Assistance Mission in Somalia
Published on 10 Dec 2017 View Original

This is the first attempt by UNSOM to quantify casualties and assess the toll of the conflict on civilians covering the period between 1 January 2016 and 14 October 2017. During this period, ground and air attacks inflicted heavy casualties, caused damage to public and private infrastructure, and loss of livestock and impeded access to humanitarian relief for civilians in need.

A total of 4,585 civilian casualties were recorded