UNHCR Somalia - Operational Update June 2023

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Document Type: Dashboards & Factsheets , Situation Reports / Updates
Document Type: English
Publish Date: 24 July 2023 (7 months ago)
Upload Date: 24 July 2023 (7 months ago)
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UNHCR Somalia - Operational Update June 2023

Document Type: Dashboards & Factsheets , Situation Reports / Updates
Document Language: English
In June, conflict and insecurity, coupled with the effects of climate change, made the operational environment in Somalia challenging. The security situation in the country remained tense, with reports of armed conflict between Somali security forces and Al-Shabab, referred to as the non-state armed group (NSAG), and attacks on civilians by the NSAG. Although the recent rainfall, efforts of local communities and authorities, and sustained humanitarian assistance have prevented famine for the time being, humanitarian needs remain high. According to the Protection and Returns Monitoring Network (PRMN), which has been tracking internal displacement trends for the past 17 years, 92,000 internal displacements were recorded in June, primarily due to the combined effects of conflict/insecurity and drought, bringing the total number of internal displacements in 2023 to more than 1.3 million.

Partners

  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Locations

  • Somalia

Population Group

Country Group
Somalia Somalia - IDPs, Somalia - Refugees, Somalia - Asylum-Seekers, Somalia - Refugee Returnees
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