We ask Bathrudiin Abdirahman, legal advisor for DSU-Benadir Q: I understand we have the IDP policy now in place. Why is the policy important in regards to finding solutions to over 500,000 displaced communities in Mogadishu? A: Given the vulnerability of IDPS and the difficulties they face everyday as displaced individuals the policy has come […]
The Durable Solutions Unit (DSU) welcomes submissions of opinion articles on topics relating to durable solutions for displacement affected communities for publication online. Submissions must be exclusive to us and should be under 1200 words. Though anything can be an Op-Ed, we are mostly interested in opinion pieces that are based on facts. However, personal […]
When Aisha Abukar arrived in Mogadishu from Jowhar in 2012, she knew that her life would never be the same again. She never imagined to be classified as a displaced person. In Jowhar, Aisha was a notable banana farmer and used the income she earned from farming to support her family.