UNHCR Somalia Factsheet – 1 – 28 February 2019
In February, 24,000 new displacements were monitored by the UNHCR-led Protection and Returns Monitoring Network (PRMN), an increase of 7,000 people compared to last month. Most of the displacements occurred due to evictions in Dayniile district, Banadir region. In 2018, an estimated 883,000 were internally displaced due to conflicts, floods and drought according to PRMN.
Overall, there are an estimated 2.6 million internally displaced people in Somalia.
Since 2014, over 123,000 people have voluntarily returned to Somalia from twelve countries of asylum including Kenya, Yemen, Djibouti, Libya, Tunisia and Eritrea.
Somali spontaneous refugee returnees continue to return to Somalia through different border locations
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees