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updated Sun. September 18, 2022

It notes that areas such as Awdal, Bari, Sanag, Nugal, Sool and Woqooyi Galbeed have experienced four consecutive seasons of below normal rains. Consequently, of the one million people in the priority areas, more than half are in Emergency (IPC 4). Urgent nutrition support is required as most of these ...
However, improvements in pasture and water availability have been limited, as precipitations did not continue into December and the “jilaal” January-March dry season had an early start. In northeastern Awdal, Woqooyi Galbeed and Togdheer regions, where precipitations between late 2016 and late 2017 ...

... approximately 34,990 Somali refugee returnees from Yemen between 2014 and 2017 had returned with most settling in the Southern Somalia region of Banadir while 10,776 Yemeni refugees and asylum seekers had arrived into Somalia with most returning to the Somaliland region of Woqooyi Galbeed.
Since the beginning of the crisis in Yemen in March 2015, 40,290 new arrivals reached Somalia by sea through ports of Berbera (Woqooyi Galbeed region) and Bossaso (Bari region). Out of 40,290 new arrivals 34,085 were Somalis (33,667 spontaneous and 418 assisted), 5,841 Yemenis and 364 third ...
Prices for most food imports in Awdal, Central and Northeast regions showed mild changes compared to a year ago while increases for most food imports was noted in Northwest (Woqooyi Galbeed and Togdheer) regions. Livestock prices for local quality goat and local quality camel exhibited mild changes ...

In the Northwest, no rainfall was reported in all livelihood zones of Awdal, Woqooyi Galbeed, Togdheer, Sool, and Sanaag between December 1 and 10. This is considered climatologically normal, though due to below-average and poorly distributed rainfall throughout the season, pasture and water ...
In the Northwest, no rainfall was reported in all livelihood zones of Awdal, Woqooyi Galbeed, Togdheer, Sool, and Sanaag between November 21 and 30. The exception to this was Guban Pastoral livelihood zone of Sanaag, in which isolated areas received light to moderate rainfall in late November.

The November/December Gu/Karan harvest is ongoing in Northwestern Agropastoral livelihood zone of Awdal and Woqooyi Galbeed and is estimated at 16,000 MT, only 34 percent of the five-year average. Poor production is a result of below-average and poorly distributed April to July Gu rainfall and June ...
In the Northwest, no rainfall was reported between November 11 and 20 in most areas, including all livelihood zones of Awdal, Woqooyi Galbeed, and Togdheer, and most livelihood zones of Sool and Sanaag. Light rainfall was received in localized pockets of Northern Inland Pastoral livelihood zone.
No rainfall was reported in Awdal, Woqooyi Galbeed, or Sanaag. In the Northeast, little to no rainfall was received in most areas in the first ten days of November. Moderate rainfall was reported in Coastal Deeh livelihood zone in Bandarbeyla District of Bari Region, and moderate to heavy rainfall was ...
1,500 CRI kits were distributed to 1,500 households (9,000 individuals) in Woqooyi Galbeed region,1,600 CRI conditional cash grants were distributed to 1600 households (8,400 individuals) in Bariand Sanaag regions, 1,250 plastic sheets were distributed to 1,250 households (7,500 individuals) in Lower ...
Bay and Woqooyi Galbeed regions had the most recently created sites (less than 3 months), while Lower Juba, Mudug and Bari regions registered an increase in IDP sites in the last 6 months compared to the previous round. 35 per cent of the respondents across the 26 districts under this survey reported ...
Most Somali refugees registered in Yemen originate from Banadir, Lower Shabelle, Bay, Middle Shabelle and Woqooyi Galbeed regions in Somalia. In Yemen, most reside in Aden, Sana'a and Lahj governorates, the latter of which is where Yemen's only refugee camp, the Kharaz refugee camp, is located.
... including Awdal and Woqooyi Galbeed regions, were drought conditions persisted. Despite the general improvement in livestock body conditions, animal reproduction and availability of livestock products remain generally low, as more than one year of drought resulted in a sharp reduction of herd sizes.


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