Somalia Task Force on Yemen Situation: Inter-Agency Update #2 (19 January - 01 February 2016)

Report
from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 01 Feb 2016 View Original

HIGHLIGHTS

During the reporting period, there were a total of 168 new arrivals from Yemen recorded in Somalia: 53 individuals in Berbera, Somaliland, and 115 in Bossaso, Puntland. Out of this total number of new arrivals, 149 were registered by UNHCR in collaboration with local authorities and partners in the Berbera and Bossaso Reception Centers.

KEY FIGURES

30,728
Arrivals from Yemen since 27 March at the early onset of the crisis

4,424
Yemeni prima facie refugees registered in Somalia since 27 March (including Somalis with dual Somali-Yemeni citizenship)

19,042
Arrivals registered at Reception Centers in Berbera, Bossaso and Mogadishu since 27 March

53%
Registered arrivals expressing intention to return to Mogadishu

9,881
Somali returnees provided with onward transportation assistance since 27 March

FUNDING

USD 84 million
Requested for the Somalia Response Plan for Yemen Crisis (April-December 2015)