Profile At a Glance: The Use of Profiling in Somalia (Hargeisa, 2015) - JIPS - Joint IDP Profiling Service

Profile At a Glance: The Use of Profiling in Somalia (Hargeisa, 2015)

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Cover image of the publication "At a glance: the use of profiling in Somalia Hargeisa"Before this profiling exercise, a limited amount of data existed on displacement-affected populations in Hargeisa and no attempt had been made to systematically identify different population groups and understand their respective needs and living conditions, including for those living outside of settlements.

To fill this gap, authorities, a collaborative profiling exercise was implemented to obtain comprehensive, reliable, and agreed-upon data on displacement-affected populations, and to provide an evidence-base to inform durable solutions to displacement. The exercise was coordinated by a UNHCR Profiling Coordinator, with the support of the IDP Profiling Taskforce of the Hargeisa Protection Cluster which included different government bodies (Ministry of Resettlement, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs) as well as development and humanitarian actors (UNDP, UNICEF, Candlelight, Save the Children, Danish Refugee Council, Norwegian Refugee Council, IOM, OCHA, Action Africa Help [AAH], Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Somaliland [CCBRS], UN-Habitat, Garsoor, Finn Church Aid.)

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