Somalia WASH Cluster Dashboard (as of 31 March 2019)

Scaling-up on emergency water supply services are needed to support an incresing number of communities affected by water scarcity as mild to moderate drought conditions (Northern Somalia) or persistnent abnormal dryness conditions (Southern Somalia) are imminent. In total, 2 million individuals are now facing a risk of lacking of access to safe water based on the revised WASH Cluster Contingency Plan.

Regions presenting 90% or more of the needs unmet for water are Awdal, Wooqoyi Galbeed, Sanaag, Togdheer, Sool, Nugaal, Bari, Hiraan, Bakool, Bay, Lower and Middle Juba, Lower and Middle Shabelle. CERF/SHF recent allocations expected to adress partially the gaps in Sool, Sanaag, Bari and Awdal. Lack of funding is the root cause of these response gaps. Even if funds are committed in the coming months, the delay to re-activate partners that scaled down their activities these past weeks will trigger displacements and increased morbidity related to lack of water.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs