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20 Sep 2021

This report provides an overview of the main security trends and incidents at national level in the period January 2020 – 30 June 2021, as well as details on conflict dynamics, territorial control/influence, and armed actors at regional level. Finally, the report provides regional details about incidents, their impact on civilian life, internal displacement, and conflict related humanitarian issues.

The report builds upon preceding EASO COI reports of the same project/study with focus on Somalia: Actors, Targeted profiles and Key socio-economic indicators. They were published in the period July-September 2021. They should be read in conjunction with one another. This series of COI reports provide relevant information on international protection status determination for Somali asylum seekers and will be used in the development of EASO country guidance note on Somalia.

20 Sep 2021

This report provides in-depth information about following potentially targeted profiles: people recruited by and deserters from Al-Shabaab; women and girls; individual perceived as contravening religious laws/tenets; minorities and non-minority clans; individuals involved in blood feuds/clan disputes; individuals supporting or perceived as supporting the government, the international community, and/or as opposing Al-Shabaab; journalists; LGBTIQ.

This report should be read in conjunction with other 2021 EASO COI reports on Somalia, such as EASO COI report on Somalia: Actors (July 2021), the EASO COI report on Somalia: Key socio-economic indicators (September 2021), and the Somalia: Security situation (September 2021). This series of COI reports provide relevant information on international protection status determination for Somali asylum seekers and will be used in the development of EASO country guidance note on Somalia.

20 Sep 2021

The report provides background information and details on key socio-economic indicators in three Somali cities, namely Mogadishu, Garowe, and Hargeisa. These represent the main urban centres in Somalia, including Puntland and Somaliland.

This report provides an overview as well as details about demographic/clan composition, humanitarian issues, mobility and accessibility, socio-economic indicators, and social-protection networks in the above-mentioned cities.

The report builds upon the preceding EASO COI report on Somalia: Actors(July 2021) and belongs to the same Somalia COI project along with the EASO COI report on Somalia: Targeted profiles and EASO’s COI report on Somalia: Security situation (September 2021).

This series of COI reports provide relevant information on international protection status determination for Somali asylum seekers and will be used in the development of EASO country guidance note on Somalia.

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Somalia

02 July 2021

The purpose of this report is to provide relevant context information in view of the assessment of international protection status determination, including refugee status and subsidiary protection. Among others, the report is intended to inform the development of Country Guidance on Somalia (2022). The report provides background information and mapping of relevant state and non-state actors/conflict dynamics in Somalia, upon which subsequent reports will build. These forthcoming EASO COI reports will focus on the Somalia Security Situation, Targeted Profiles and Key Socio Economic Indicators and are due to be published later in 2021. This report provides an overview of the main state and non-state actors in the Somali context, including their armed forces, at federal as well as at member state level. Details on relevant dynamics, territorial control/influence, governance as well as access to justice are also provided. Finally, the report provides an overview about the human rights conduct and abuses of main armed groups/security forces.

29 June 2021

Dit onderzoek maakt een stand van zaken op over de veiligheidssituatie in de Somalische hoofdstad Mogadishu. Het richt zich in het bijzonder op de periode van 1 december 2020 tot en met 1 juni 2021. Dit document is een update van de COI Focus van 27 december 2020. Cedoca heeft het onderzoek afgesloten op 6 juni 2021.

27 December 2020

Dit onderzoek maakt een stand van zaken op over de veiligheidssituatie in de Somalische hoofdstad Mogadishu. Het richt zich in het bijzonder op de periode van 1 maart 2020 tot en 1 december 2020. Dit document is een update van de COI Focus van 21 april 2020. Cedoca heeft het onderzoek afgesloten op 1 december 2020.

30 June 2020

Dit document maakt een stand van zaken op over de veiligheidssituatie in de noordelijke gebieden van Somalië: Somaliland, Puntland en de betwiste gebieden (de regio’s Sool en Sanaag). Het onderzoek richt zich in het bijzonder op de periode van 1 mei 2019 tot 1 mei 2020 en is een update van de gelijknamige COI Focus van 5 juni 2019. Cedoca sloot het onderzoek af op 31 mei 2020.

21 April 2020

Dit onderzoek maakt een stand van zaken op over de veiligheidssituatie in de Somalische hoofdstad Mogadishu. Het richt zich in het bijzonder op de periode van 1 september 2019 tot en met 29 februari 2020. Dit document is een update van de COI Focus van 22 oktober 2019. Cedoca heeft het onderzoek afgesloten op 29 februari 2020.

22 October 2019

This COI Focus describes the security situation in the Somalian capital Mogadishu, particularly during the period 1 January to 31 August 2019. This document is an update of the COI Focus of 25 March 2019. The research for this COI Focus was closed on 15 September 2019.

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