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Somalia: Assessing internal displacement to inform urgent humanitarian response in Kismayo area
Somalia: Assessing internal displacement to inform urgent humanitarian response in Kismayo area

February 28, 2017

Somalia: Assessing internal displacement to inform urgent humanitarian response in Kismayo area

The year 2016 has seen a continued deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Somalia. Following three failed rain seasons, which aggravated the already severe drought conditions, and the Government of Kenya’s initial decision to close Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp hosting over 300,000 Somalis, population movements within Somalia and from Kenya have intensified throughout […]

Iraq – Mosul Crisis: REACH releases new assessment of displacement trends and humanitarian needs following renewed offensive
Iraq – Mosul Crisis: REACH releases new assessment of displacement trends and humanitarian needs following renewed offensive

February 17, 2017

Iraq – Mosul Crisis: REACH releases new assessment of displacement trends and humanitarian needs following renewed offensive

Almost four months after the Mosul offensive began in mid-October 2016, the dynamic in and around Mosul City has changed significantly. Since 18 January 2017, East Mosul has been entirely retaken from armed groups, resulting in improved security conditions and greater access to humanitarian assistance. Nevertheless, the West Bank and many surrounding villages in the […]