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UNFPA Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report - 29 October 2020

Situation Report

UNFPA Somalia, with the support of donors and partners, continues to provide leadership, coordination and programing for the access and availability of the lifesaving sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and gender-based violence (GBV) services in most affected locations in the country. This is being done to support the priority needs of vulnerable women and girls.

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The 2020 Somaliland Health and Demographic Survey (SLHDS) launched

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The Government of Somaliland, through the Central Statistics Department at the Ministry of Planning and National Development (MoNPD) and the Ministry of Health Development (MoHD) has launched the results of Somaliland Health and Demographic Survey (SLHDS). This study is the first Demographic and Health type of survey in Somaliland. 

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UNFPA Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report - 29 September 2020

Situation Report

The triple threat of floods, the coronavirus pandemic, and desert locusts continue to worsen the humanitarian situation although the country is opening up with the resumption of schools and air transport. The number of women and girls facing abuse, including sexual violence, has significantly increased due to the economic and social stresses induced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UNFPA Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report - 30 August 2020

Situation Report

UNFPA Somalia continues to support the government and works with UN agencies and national and international partners to minimize disruption to the lifesaving sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and gender-based violence (GBV) services, supports the COVID-19 risk communication and community engagement, provide protective personal equipment (PPE) and supports the safety of patients and health workers through strengthening infection, prevention, and control.

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Effect of COVID-19 on EmONC services uptake in Somaliland

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Globally, healthcare providers have reported huge challenges of increased demand for health care and treatment of people with COVID-19. This has been compounded by fear, misinformation and limitations on movement, all of which have led to serious disruption of the delivery of essential health services including maternal, new-born, sexual and reproductive health services

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UNFPA Somalia Situation Report - 29 July 2020

Situation Report

UNFPA Somalia has updated and activated its business continuity plan to ensure time-critical activities and functions related to managing staff safety and security despite the COVID-19 crisis and restrictions on physical movement in Somalia. 

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GBV/FGM Rapid Assessment Report - in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic in Somalia

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The GBV/FGM rapid assessment was organized and undertaken by the GBV AoR Somalia to generate data and information on the impact of COVID-19 on GBV/FGM incidents and GBV service provision. It also interrogated factors around COVID and stigmatization, access to health services for women and adolescent girls and the impact of COVID19 on schooling for adolescents’ boys and girls. 

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UNFPA Somalia Situation Report - 17 June 2020

Situation Report

UNFPA Somalia continues to support the government and work with UN agencies and national and international partners to minimize disruption to the lifesaving sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and gender-based violence (GBV) services. UNFPA Somali also supports the COVID-19 risk communication and community engagement, provides protective personal equipment (PPE) and supports the safety of patients and health workers through strengthening infection, prevention and control.

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GUIDANCE for GBV One Stop Centers in Somalia

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This guidance is developed to standardize service provision across GBV one-stop centers to ensure that GBV survivors are provided services in line with the standards and guidelines of GBV service provision. It is also defining the kind of services and support that is provided by the GBV one-stop centers and type of human resources that is required to deliver quality, timely and confidential services to GBV survivors.

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Integrating care for GBV survivors with reproductive health services

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GBV one-stop centres are unique in the Somalia humanitarian response because it offers both clinical management of rape, treatment of physical injuries and psycho-social counselling within one location. It also provides an opportunity to provide other GBV information.

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