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Somali Regional State Durable Solution Working Group: “Go-and-See” Mission Report to Dawa zone Return Areas


- To obtain insight into the returnees’ living conditions-specifically safety, housing and livelihoods opportunities.
- To understand what needs to be done concerning relevant durable solutions for the returnees, and come up with recommendations for the authorities, humanitarian and development partners, and donors.

Key findings: 

- Food- Food is the highest priority. Emergency food aid is required for the returnees to avoid deterioration of food security.
- Emergency Shelter/NFI- IDPs require emergency shelter and Non-food items and dignity kits. There is need to preposition shelter/NFI supplies for additional IDPs that are spontaneously returning.

Assessment Report: 
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Date(s): 
08 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

Level of Representation

Governorate / State / Regional
Report completed
Population Type(s): 
All affected population
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
Government of Ethiopia
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
International Organization for Migration
World Food Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)
Refugees and Returnees
Ethiopia: Drought - 2015-2021