Somalia — Kismayo Movement Trend Tracking Report (Annual Report 2019)

Contact
DTM Somalia, iomsomaliadtm@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Somalia
Period Covered
Jan 01 2019
Dec 31 2019
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

Most of the movements observed at Kismayo checkpoints were people entering the town (90%). Almost half arrived by truck. The main reasons for traveling were insecurity (48%) and shortage of food (30%). These two reasons explain the increase observed in May, especially for the people coming from Jamaame district, which showed an increase of 554% between April (71 people on the move from this district) and May 2019 (465 people).  The specific needs concerned mainly breastfeeding women (34%), pregnant women (20%), the elderly (17%) and people with physical disabilities (16%).