Somalia Situation Reports 2022

Monthly snapshot of current needs and responses

A child waits to be screened
UNICEF/Somalia/Sewunet

Highlights

Read the monthly situation and needs of children in Somalia along with UNICEF’s response and funding requirements.

November 2022

  • The severe drought in Somalia has put 8.3 million people at risk of food insecurity, while around 1.8 million children are likely to be acutely wasted by July 2023.
  • An estimated 6.4 million people are facing acute water shortages across the country, while the number of out-of-school children in Somalia has increased from 4.14 million to 4.84 million.
  • Since January 2022, 13,383 suspected cholera cases, including 73 associated deaths (CFR 0.5 per cent), have been reported from 25 districts.
  • In 2022, 1,625,874 people received emergency water, while 961,333 people received hygiene kits.
  • Between November 13 and 24, a national integrated measles campaign was conducted, reaching 2,311,466 children aged 6 to 59 months. Efforts are ongoing to vaccinate children in areas with extreme access constraints.
  • A total of 397,342 children were admitted for treatment of severe acute wasting in 2022, while 1,384,943 children and women received essential healthcare services.
  • UNICEF supported the education of 133,909 crisis-affected children in 2022, while 195,439 children and their primary caregivers received mental health and psychosocial support.
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November Sitrep cover page
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UNICEF
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