Diverse and interlinked protection needs are widespread in Somalia. These are driven by the cumulative long-term consequences of armed conflict, multiple displacements, political instability – increasing the stress on already burdened communities.


Poor living conditions, and the loss of livelihoods, property and assets compound protection risks, including risks of gender-based violence and child protection concerns.


Our protection programming involves a community-based approach as we continue to adapt to the evolving situation, while maintaining our capacity to respond to emergencies.