UNHCR Somalia Update on Drought Response - December 2022
Somalia is in a midst of a climate emergency that is showing little signs of abating and is uprooting lives and livelihoods of millions. Five consecutive below par rainy seasons brought about by climate change has resulted in the longest drought the country has witnessed in more than 40 years. According to the UNHCR-led Protection Returns Monitoring Network (PRMN), the catastrophic drought has displaced more than 1.4 million people since 2021. Thousands of Somalis have also fled to neighbouring countries to seek assistance.
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