Somalia — Border Point Flow Monitoring (January 2019)

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

Summary

In January 2019, a total of 23,396 movements were observed at Flow Monitoring Points. This represents a slight decrease in comparison with December 2018 when 25,884 movements were observed. Specifically, five (5) FMPs recorded a decrease in movements (Bossaso, Buuhoodle, Dollow Harirad, and Lowyacado) while two FMPs (Cabudwaaq and Dhobley) saw an increase in movements. Like in December 2018, the majority of flows identified (56%) were incoming against 44% outgoing. Like for previous months, Harirad Flow Monitoring Point (Awdal region at the border with Ethiopia) recorded the highest levels of incoming flows for January, while Bossaso continued to record the highest number of outgoing flows. Migrants identified were mostly Somali (60%),Ethiopian (38%),and Djiboutian (2%).