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Somalia - UNHCR Operational Update - February 2020

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Document Type: Updates
Document Type: English
Published: 25 March 2020 (3 months ago)
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Somalia - UNHCR Operational Update - February 2020

Document Type: Updates
Document Language: English
The operational context in the month of February has been marked predominantly by armed and interclan conflicts and drought conditions. Around 37,000 persons have been newly displaced, bringing the total to 72,000 internally displaced in 2020, out of which 53,000 persons (74 per cent) were displaced as a result of armed conflicts. There is a high likelihood of river floods due to a forecast of above average rainfall during the Gu season (April-June). The Durable Solutions Secretariat under the Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development of the Federal Government of Somalia is taking the lead in developing a National Strategy on Durable Solutions. UNHCR provided technical inputs on the inception report and is continuing to support the development of this strategy, which is crucial in the implementation of the Nairobi Declaration on Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees and Reintegration of Returnees in Somalia. With 2.6 million internally displaced persons Somalia is the fourth largest country

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  • Somalia

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Somalia Somalia - Refugees
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