Somalia — Border Point Flow Monitoring (March 2019)

Contact
DTM Somalia, IOMSomaliaPSU@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Somalia
Period Covered
Mar 01 2019 -
Mar 31 2019
Activity
  • Migration Flows

Summary

In March 2019, a total of 23,407 movements were observed at Flow Monitoring Points. This represents a significant increase in comparison with February 2019 when 18,236 movements were observed. Only one FMP (Cabudwaaq) recorded a decrease in movements, while six FMPs (Bossaso, Buuhoodle, Dhobley, Dollow, Harirad, and Lowyacado) saw an increase in movements. Unlike for preivous months, the majority of flows identified (52%) were outoing against 48% incoming. Like in February 2019, Buuhoodle Flow Monitoring Point (Ethiopian border) recorded the highest levels of incoming flows for March (29% of all incoming flows), while Bossaso continued to record the highest number of outgoing flows (40% of all outoing flows). Migrants identified were mostly Somali (57%), Ethiopian (38%), and Djiboutian (4%).