Somalia – Displacement Situation Report Baidoa (May 2017)

Contact
DTM Somalia, IOMSomaliaDTM@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Somalia
Period Covered
May 10 2017
May 17 2017
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Event Tracking

Summary

Over the past six months, severe drought conditions have contributed to the displacement of more than a half a million people across the country. Baidoa town (Baidoa district, Bay region), currently hosts one of the highest caseloads of drought displaced people in the country. DTM recorded 142,475 IDPs in Baldoa town and 247 sites as of 17 May 2017. 47% of IDP settlements are spontaneous sites, 21% live with host communities and 32% stay in planned camps.  82% of IDPs originate from Bay. The most populated IDP site is Kerow Mirqa IDP. The report includes a map displaying settlement locations, age and population.