Adoption date 28/04/2016

RE-INTEG: Enhancing Somalia’s responsiveness to the management and reintegration of mixed migration flows

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to Somalia’s transition out of fragility by strengthening stability and security and by creating a favourable environment for the economic and social development that enhances the absorption capacities of areas of return of displaced population and improves livelihood conditions in areas of return as well as departure.

Main objectives

The specific objective of the project is to support a sustainable and durable reintegration of refugees, returnees from Yemen, Kenya, Europe and other areas of departure and IDPs in Somalia, and to anchor populations within Somalia.

EUTF contribution

  • EUR 50 000 000


  • Somalia (Woqooyi Galbeed, Bari, Nugaal, Galguduud, Mudug, Hiiraan, Banaadir, Bay, Jubbada Hoose)


This action in numbers

3 872
Number of jobs created
7 433
Number of people assisted to develop economic income-generating activities
1 865
Number of people benefiting from professional trainings (TVET) and/or skills development
Number of Institutions (National and local) and Non-State actors directly supported through capacity building on migration management
4 887
Number of migrants, or potential migrants, reached out by information campaign on migration and risks linked to irregular migration
3 955
Number of voluntary returns or humanitarian repatriation supported
36 970
Number of migrants in transit and forcibly displaced people protected or assisted
3 237
Number of people participating in conflict prevention and peace building activities
151 227
Number of people receiving basic social services
2 236
Number of people receiving nutrition assistance
1 265
Number of people receiving food-security related assistance
Number of border stations supported to strengthen border control
Number of social infrastructure built or rehabilitated
Number of MSMEs created or supported
Number of job placements facilitated and/or supported
Number of industrial parks and business infrastructure created, expanded or improved
128 787
Number of people reached by information campaigns on resilience-building practices and basic rights
2 967
Number of staff from local authorities and basic service providers benefitting from capacity building for strengthening services delivery
368 509
Number of people having improved access to basic services
1 074
Number of refugees and forcibly displaced persons receiving legal assistance to support their integration
Number of individuals trained on migration management
Number of Institutions and non-state actors benefitting from capacity building and operational support on security, border management, CVE, conflict prevention, protection of civilian populations and human rights
Number of strategies, policies and plans developed and / or directly supported
Number of multi-stakeholders groups and learning mechanisms formed and regularly gathering
Number of planning, monitoring, learning, data-collection and analysis tools set up, implemented and / or strengthened
2 629
Number of staff from governmental institutions, internal security forces and relevant non-state actors trained on security, border management, CVE, conflict prevention, protection of civilian populations and human rights
27 987
Number of returning migrants benefiting from reintegration assistance


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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
EUR 1 000 000
International Development Law Organisation
EUR 1 000 000

News & Stories

NEWS | 05 September 2018

Tukuley was a victim of physical abuse who found support and now raises awareness on gender-based violence in her settlement in Somalia

“I Thank God my injuries were not severe and I was able to recover. I am a confident woman now and I know how to survive what I lived through” Tukuley Ahmed Xussein, a 40 year old mother of ten, living at the Hiiran 2 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) settlement...

Abdullahi writing down his responses to questions asked and repairing a receiver during a practical lesson
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Fifteen year old Abdullahi sits eagerly in his electronic repair vocational skills class at the Galckayo vocational training center in Puntland. One cannot tell that he is deaf. Abdullahi's formal education had been cut short due to lack of qualified specialized teachers and non-existent special needs education policies. But last...

NEWS | 24 August 2018

Hygiene & sanitation training: "It is challenging to promote these matters when children hail from families unable to meet basic needs”, head teacher at Somali primary school says

Every morning, Mohamed Abdi, head teacher of Daryel Primary School in Bossasso, welcomes his pupils at the school gates. Most of them hail from internally displaced (IDP's) and very poor families for whom, among many pressing struggles, there is an urgent need to access clean and safe/potable water, latrines and...

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NEWS | 24 August 2018

Trying to provide for her family, Somali Bullo suffered a mother's biggest loss: ‘’I will not send my children to work again. I live with the guilt of losing my daughter’’

40 year old Bullo is working in her small tea shop in the bustling streets of an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Bossasso. As she attentively caters pancakes and tea to   customers, one cannot tell the loss Bullo has faced.

Like most IDPs, Bullo fled her hometown with nothing...