UNFPA Somalia June, 2016 Newsletter

No. of pages: 24

Publication date: July 2016

Author: UNFPA Somalia

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Somalia remains one of the largest humanitarian crises in the world. About 2.9 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, including an estimated 1.1 million people internally displaced by recurrent droughts, floods and conflict. In Somalia, the consequences of conflict are clear and devastating with extreme poverty estimated to be 43 percent. The poverty incidence is 73 percent; 61 percent in urban centers and 80 percent in rural areas.