Humanitarian Situation Reports


Humanitarian Situation Reports

UNICEF Somalia/2017/Li
© UNICEF Somalia/2017/Kun Li

Conflict, insecurity, drought and famine have defined Somalia throughout more than two decades. Currently, about a third of the population is still in crisis and in need of immediate food security and livelihood assistance – over 70 percent are in the conflict-ridden South where humanitarian access is limited due to the high level of insecurity. Rates of acute malnutrition illustrate an almost unimaginable situation: 30 per cent of children under 5 are acutely malnourished.

The Humanitarian Situation Reports provide concise operational documents to support the coordination of humanitarian response. It provides a snapshot of current needs, response and gaps and is produced on a monthly basis.

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Sitrep 6/2017: 1 to 15 May 2017 [PDF]


  • An estimated four million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in Somalia. Despite the large scale humanitarian assistance delivered, the FSNAU-FEWSNET post Jilal assessment indicates an elevated risk of famine (IPC 5) due to a combination of severe food insecurity, high acute malnutrition, and high disease burden. The number of people in need has increased to 6.7 million, including 3.2 million people in crisis.
  • More than 7,000 measles cases have been reported across Somalia since the start of the year, exceeding the total 2016 caseload. UNICEF and partners continue to scale up the response with more than 350,000 children immunized against measles in 2017.
  • In light of the scale of internal displacements to urban centres, it is critical to scale up access to sanitation and hygiene services. More than 30,000 emergency latrines need to be built to avoid further disease outbreaks, in particular as the rainy season sets in.


Sitrep 6/2017: 1 to 15 May 2017 [PDF]

Sitrep 5/2017: 15 to 30 April 2017 [PDF]

Sitrep 4/2017: 1 to 15 April 2017 [PDF]

Sitrep 3/2017: 16 to 31 March 2017 [PDF]

Sitrep 2/2017: 1 to 15 March 2017 [PDF]

Sitrep 1/2017: February 2017 [PDF]

Sitrep 11: Reporting Period December 2016 to January 2017 [PDF]


Sitrep 10: Reporting Period November 2016 [PDF]

Sitrep 9: Reporting Period October 2016 [PDF]

Sitrep 8: Reporting Period August-September 2016 [PDF]

SitRep 7. Reporting Period July 2016 [PDF]

SitRep 6. Reporting Period June 2016 [PDF]

SitRep 5. Reporting Period Mayl 2016 [PDF]

SitRep 4. Reporting Period April 2016 [PDF]

SitRep 3. Reporting Period March 2016 [PDF]

SitRep 2. Reporting Period February 2016 [PDF]

SitRep 1. Reporting Period January 2016 [PDF]



SitRep 12. Reporting Period December 2015 [PDF]

SitRep 11: Reporting Period November 2015 [PDF]

SitRep 10. Reporting Period October 2015 [PDF]

SitRep 9. Reporting Period September 2015 [PDF]

SitRep 8. Reporting Period August 2015 [PDF]

SitRep 7. Reporting Period July 2015 [PDF]

SitRep 6. Reporting Period June 2015 [PDF]

SitRep 5. Reporting Period May 2015 [PDF]

SitRep 4. Reporting Period April 2015 [PDF]

SitRep 3. Reporting Period March 2015 [PDF]

SitRep 2. Reporting Period February 2015 [PDF]

SitRep 1. Reporting Period January 2015 [PDF]





Situation in numbers

6.7 million
People in need of humanitarian assistance

1.4 million
Children under-5 acutely malnourished

UNICEF Appeal 2017 - US$ 147.9 million


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