Somalia: impact of drought Banadir and Bay regions
Created: 27/01/2023 +


Somalia is currently facing the longest drought it has experienced in at least 40 years. Since late 2020, the country has registered five consecutive belowaverage rainy seasons. The next rainy season in 2023 is forecast to have below-average rainfall levels as well, worsening the crisis and increasing the number of people in need. This report provides an overview of the humanitarian needs resulting from the current drought in particularly affected regions of Somalia (Banadir and Bay). The report highlights key needs, the key population groups affected, coping mechanisms, compounding factors, access constraints, and response capacities for each area of focus.

This report benefitted from support by the H2H Network’s H2H Fund.