Guidance

Somalia: country policy and information notes

Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.

Documents

Country information and guidance: women fearing gender-based violence, Somalia, April 2018

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Country information and guidance: security and humanitarian situation in south and central Somalia, Somalia, July 2017

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Country information and guidance: fear of Al-Shabaab, Somalia, July 2017

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Country policy and information note: majority clans and minority groups, Somalia, June 2017

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Country information and guidance: prison conditions, Somalia, February 2015

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Country policy and information notes (previously known as country information and guidance reports) are used by UK Visas and Immigration officials to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.

The notes also give information on asylum seekers’ countries of origin.

Published 9 December 2016
Last updated 10 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Replaced 'Country information and guidance: women fearing gender-based harm and violence' version 3, August 2016 with version 4.
  2. Information on security situation updated.
  3. Updated guidance on fear of Al-Shabaab.
  4. Updated guidance on 'majority clans and minority groups'.
  5. First published.