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UNHCR PRMN - Somalia drought related displacements to 23 June 2017 Narrative

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Document Type: Updates
Document Type: English
Published: 29 June 2017 (3 years ago)
Uploaded: 30 June 2017 (3 years ago)
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UNHCR PRMN - Somalia drought related displacements to 23 June 2017 Narrative

Document Type: Updates
Document Language: English
Key Highlights • 22,000 displacements drive by drought were reported during the period 1 to 23 June 2017. In the last two months, a significant decline in new movements has been observed compared to the month of March and April when 131,000 and 278,000 people respectively were recorded. • The number of people drought-displaced monitored by the PRMN network from 1 November 2016 to 23 June 2017 totals 761,000. • Baidoa witnessed a spike in arrivals during the period 1-23 June with 13,600 arrivals compared to just 4,700 the whole of May. ew drought-driven arrivals to Mogadishu totalled just 600 in the period under review. • Approximately 16,300 individuals (of which 9,800 in June so far) are reported to have returned to their villages of origin in Bay region – predominantly to villages within Baidoa district but also to Dinsoor and Qansahdhere districts.


  • Norwegian Refugee Council
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees


  • Somalia

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Somalia Somalia - IDPs  (PDF, 484.54 KB)