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UNHCR Somalia: Response to Yemen Situation (1-28 February 2018)

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Ongoing conflict in Yemen is forcing many families to flee their homes. As of 28 February, UNHCR supported over 6,200 Yemeni refugees who have arrived to Somalia with protection assistance. Protection assistance for Yemeni refugees includes: access to territory; registration and documentation; education; health; livelihood and self-reliance; cash-based interventions and provision of core relief items; legal support; sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) prevention and response; peaceful coexistence and community-based protection.

New arrivals

Since the beginning of the conflict in Yemen in March 2015, 6,281 Yemeni refugees fled from Yemen to Somalia.
■ During February, 126 Yemeni refugees fled Yemen and arrived to Somalia by boat, entering through the Ports of Berbera and Bossaso