Cross-sectional Community-Based Study on COVID-19

The urban population of Somalia was approximated to be 45.55% in 2019. 1 Mogadishu is one of the fastest urbanizing cities in Africa; however, while urbanization confers numerous opportunities, the benefits are not experienced by a large percentage of the population. Approximately 845,000 of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) live in Mogadishu in precarious conditions with limited to no access to basic services.

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Established under the leadership of the Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Benadir Region, the Durable Solutions Unit (DSU) is mandated to seek dignified and sustainable solutions for displacement affected communities (DACs).


Ufficio del Governatore, Xamarweyne District, Mogadishu, Benadir, SO