The prolonged conflict conflicts in Somalia which is ongoing for nearly three decades caused serious displacement. This was generally because war has ravaged regions especially in south central Somalia. In addition dire climatic conditions such as droughts and famine have also caused displacement. Naturally the wars and lack of proper government has led to the lack of basic services such as health care.
In addition to the IDPs there is a small number of refugees and asylum seekers from neighboring countries who have sought refuge in Somalia. Puntland which is relatively peaceful compared to other regions in Somalia received many displaced persons both within and from outside Somalia. This is despite lack of any consistent structures to support these displaced persons.
"ISDP is managed by independent non-partisan professionals who possess practical experience on the themes of health as well as protection as well as humanitarian management. In addition they are committed to fundamental principles and driven by the need to respond to humanitarian concerns than any other issue."
What we Do
Health & Nutrition
Health Safe motherhood and Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI)Health & Nutrition
Gender Based Violence (GBV) Female genital mutilation (FGM) Child protectionMore...
The malaria knowledge, attitude and practices of communities in Bari,Karkar and Nugaal regions through IEC & BCC activities.More...
Garbage collection Just and fast trainingMore...
Establishment of ISDP
ISDP was established to respond to the gaps humanitarian needs displaced persons coming both from within and outside the country. The group of intellectuals combined their expertise and experience to create an agency that is well placed to tap into their intellectual capacities, local resources, networks with the government as well as international donors including the UN as well as other international agencies.