Name of IDP site
Camp Mofi
Lower Juba
Date of establishment
Date of eviction
January 13th, 2023
Number of individuals evicted (female and male)
216 individuals approximately 36 households evicted (156 female and 60 male)
Description of HHs living in the site
The evicted families are all protracted IDPs displaced from riverine areas outisde Kismayo particulalry Bula Musa, Wirkooy, Balad Amin and Jilib surrounding areas. Vulnerable evicted individuals include: People with Disabilities (6); Children under 5 years (29); Single mothers (23); Elderly (18); and people living with chronic diseases (2). Evicted families had a five-year written land tenure agreement from 2018 to 2022.
Evicting person/institution
Private citizen
Reason for evictions
Owner driven development
GPS Coordinates : Lat: -03464454; Long:42.5576361
Due process Lack of adequate notice and prior consultations. A 14-day oral eviction notice was issued.
Facilities destroyed
Humanitarian infrastructure
• 6 communal latrines
• 1 well Community infrastructure
• 36 makeshift houses
• 1 Qur’anic school
• 2 shops
• 1 community centre

More details on eviction incident:

The evicted families used donkey carts (35 USD) and trucks (55 USD) to transport their personal belongings, while others carried their belongings on foot due to the lack of income to cater to transportation costs. The evicted families are currently in Dalhiiska settlement, where JUCRI and NRC have negotiated for a 5-year land tenure agreement.
Key humanitarian needs include: Post-eviction cash assistance; Shelter and Non-Food Items; Emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services; Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods support; Education in Emergency support; and Legal assistance and referral services; and Protection assistance.

Response provided so far
Beside identification of alternative land with secure land tenure arrangement in place, no further response has been provided so far.

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