Food Security Framework | Key Population Groups
The following population groups are affected by food insecurity in Somalia:
- Generally the rural population in most of the country remains chronically food insecure (see map on next page).
- Drought and flood affected pastoral and agropastoral livelihood groups in Gedo and parts of Juba Valley are facing a humanitarian emergency. Similarly, Juba Riverine communities and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and destitute population groups in camps and urban centers mainly in the south but also found in the north and northeast are also highly food insecure and are facing a humanitarian emergency situation.
- Agropastoral and pastoral livelihood groups in Juba Valley, parts of Bay and Bakool regions, are moderately food insecure and are facing acute food and livelihood crises. Also moderately food insecure is Hiran Riverine livelihood groups, which are recently affected by the El Niño floods.