Created Date Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Comparative District Conflict and Security Assessment Report for Bossaso 2013/2016

altBossaso district comprises 16 neighbourhoods within Bossaso city and 17 rural villages with a total estimated population of between 850,000 and 1000,000 . Of these, Bossaso city, the capital of the District, hosts 600,000—700,000 residents including 30,000 IDPs, in 27 temporary makeshift IDP camps surrounding the city. The district is endowed with ample natural resources, which include: Water, Livestock, Fisheries, Frankincense, Arabian gum, and Agriculture (particularly dates, other fruit trees, and vegetables).The climate of Bossaso is a hot-desert type with mean annual humidity of about 60%. The average mean daily temperature throughout the year is 30 degrees Celsius, and with an average annual high of 35 degrees Celsius and average annual low of 25 degrees Celsius. In the summer months of June to August temperatures often rise and exceed 40 degrees Celsius

Created Date Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Comparative District Conflict and Security Assessment Report for Kismayo 2015/2016

altKismayo is the commercial hub of the autonomous Jubaland State of Somalia (Jubaland), which is a part of the Federal Republic of Somalia (Somalia). It is the third largest city in Somalia and is centrally located between the Kenyan border and Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. The district of Kismayo benefits from a beautiful coastline with a port that once served not only as a base for the Somali Navy but for the Soviet Navy as well. This is currently the main port in South Somalia. Kismayo also has an airport, which is located a few kilometres away from the city. Jubaland comprises the regions of Gedo, Middle Juba and Lower Juba, of which Kismayo is the capital. During the colonial era, parts of Jubaland were briefly incorporated into British East Africa until being ceded to Italy in 1925, thereby forming a part of Italian Somaliland. After gaining independence in 1960, the then Trust Territory of Somalia (formerly Italian Somaliland) along with the State of Somaliland (the newly independent British Somaliland) together formed the Somali Republic

Created Date Wednesday, 11 May 2016
Modified Date Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Comparative District Conflict and Security Assessment Report for Odweyne 2012/2016

altThe town of Odweyne (Oodweyne in Somali) is officially the administrative capital of Odweyne District of the Togdheer Region in Somaliland. It is also regarded as the capital of the DaadhMadheedh Region – one of the regions created in 2008, which at the time of writing, were yet to be ratified by the parliament. Odweyne is a Grade B District with a local government, which is comprised by 17 local councillors, led by a Mayor elected locally. It lies approximately 57 kilometres from Burao, the capital of Togdheer Region. The region, which is popular for pastoralism, hosts over 60 villages. Before the fall of the Siad Barre regime, the city was an important base for the Somali National Army. The strategic importance of this base made it the location of fierce fighting between the Somali National Army and the Somali National Movement in the late 1980s.

Created Date Tuesday, 01 December 2015

Comparative District Conflict and Security Assessment Report for Erigavo District 2013/2015

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Most respondents (83%) declared that they were unaware of any conflict that had taken place in the year leading up to the Wave 2 assessment.  Reports of having witnessed conflict as well as incidents of crime and violence were similar among respondents during both reporting periods.   However, respondents in Wave 2 had mixed opinions regarding the change in the level of safety in the area.  When asked to state their perception of the change in safety over the past year (between the two assessments), a slight majority (51%) felt that safety in the area had improved.  Another 16% did not believe that there had been any change during this time, approximately one-third (33%) felt that the level of safety had in fact deteriorated during this time.

Created Date Monday, 23 November 2015

Las Anod Comparative District Conflict and Security Assessment Report 2013/2015

altWhen asked to state the main issues facing the community, drought and lack of water (especially clean drinking water) was identified as the main challenges during both assessments.  However, in wave 2, matters related to infrastructure, unemployment and poor sanitation became the three leading areas of concern. Nepotism, particularly surrounding access to equal job opportunities, was mentioned in the Wave 2 FGD discussions, whereby candidates known by or related to hiring managers were offered vacancies: “Some of the ministry vacancies are given to the relatives of ministry officials without even taking exams and they sometimes receive salary while they are in Hargeisa

Created Date Monday, 23 November 2015

Baidoa Comparative District Conflict and Security Assessment Report 2013/2015

altDuring the wave 1 assessment, the local council in Baidoa consisted of the remains of the local council that was nominated in 2005 by clan elders under the ambit of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG). After the capture of Baidoa by Al-Shabaab in 2009, this Council fell as many of the councilors resigned, while others fled the city. After the reclamation of the city by the Federal Government (FG) supported by AMISOM in 2012, a few of these councilors returned and ostensibly resumed their roles as councillors. Their office tenure subsequently came to an end but was extended by a decree from the Federal Government; however, still half of the 2005 councilors did not return to office.

Created Date Sunday, 06 September 2015

Comparative District Conflict and Security Assessment Report for Baligubadle District 2013/2015

altBaligubadle is a town in the northwestern part of Somaliland, approximately 65 km from the capital Hargeisa. The town was previously part of the Maroodi Jeeh Region and straddles the border with Ethiopia. During the 1980s the locality served as the ground for Somali National Movement (SNM) resistance in their uprising against President Siad Barre. When former President Dahir Riyale announced the creation of seven new regions in 2008, Baligubadle was named the administrative center of one of them, the region of Hawd. Under the Somaliland Regions and Districts (Self-Management) Law, Baligubadle is classified as a Grade C District and as such, has a Local Council comprised of thirteen councillors who are elected to serve for a period of five years.

Created Date Sunday, 12 July 2015

Comparative District Conflict and Security Assessment Report for Burao District 2012/2013/2015

altThe three District Conflict and Security Assessments sought to record community perceptions of the deployment, performance, preference and perception of both formal and informal providers of security, justice, and governance, such as the police, courts, local government authorities, community elders and religious authorities. The assessments also sought to investigate respondents’ experience with local conflict and their perception of safety within their communities.

Created Date Tuesday, 02 June 2015

Comparative District Conflict and Security Assessment Report for Gabiley 2013/2015

altGebiley is an A-grade District  and was a part of the Maroodi-jeeh region (headed by Hargeisa), along with eight other districts in Somaliland. In 2008, it became its own separate region called Gebiley, with the Gebiley town being named as the capital. Gebiley is one of the oldest towns in Northern Somalia and is rich in historical value.  However, the area is mostly known for its agricultural and farming industry, and is regarded as one of the most important agricultural areas in Somaliland.  Agriculture and livestock are the most common fields of employment among families in Gabiley, followed by small scale businesses and public services.  Remittances and activities related to khat are also of economic significance to residents.  A significant portion of the district’s revenue is derived from tax collection, much of which goes towards staff costs.

Created Date Monday, 11 May 2015

Comparative District Conflict and Security Assessment Report for Berbera 2012/2015

altKismayo is the commercial hub of the autonomous Jubaland State of Somalia (Jubaland), which is a part of the Federal Republic of Somalia (Somalia). It is the third largest city in Somalia and is centrally located between the Kenyan border and Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu.  The district of Kismayo benefits from a beautiful coastline with a port that once served not only as a base for the Somali Navy but for the Soviet Navy as well.  This is currently the main port in South Somalia. Kismayo also has an airport which is located a few kilometres away from the city.