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 Operation Overview
19 June 2020 20:30
 Meeting Minutes
11 June 2020 19:45
 Air Transport

Abudwak Airport is closed from 01/06/2020 to 30/06/2020 for renovations. 

03 June 2020 16:15
 Meeting Minutes
27 May 2020 20:15
 Air Transport

Beletwyne airport will be closed on 22 and 23 May due to Eid al-Fitr. Activity planned to resume on 24 May.

21 May 2020 16:15
 Air Transport

In cooperation with the Government of the Netherlands, we are scoping for interest with partners having ready to go cargo for a flight from Amsterdam to Mombasa, please reach out to or insert your transport needs on the chocolat platform. The opportunity is offered thanks to the optimisation of a repatriation flight.

18 May 2020 19:15
 Situation Update
15 May 2020 12:15

Coordination cell based in Nairobi and Mogadishu; bi-monthly coordination meetings held online and ad hoc as required.


Storage can be made available in 10 locations throughout Somalia on request. Storage locations include: Mogadishu, Kismayo, Galkayo, Dhobley, Dollow, Dhushamareb, Baidoa, Bossaso, Berbera, and Hargeisa. Temperature-controlled storage is available in Mogadishu and Bossaso. 


Road transport services between key strategic locations are available upon request.

Air Transport

Air transport is available from Mogadishu and Nairobi to locations throughout Somalia, based on request.

Sea/River Transport

Cargo shipping services are available to the following destinations from Mombasa (Kenya), Djibouti, or other ports within Somalia: Mogadishu, Kismayo, Berbera, and Bossaso. 

Information Management

Logistics information management provided.


Field Locations


Julie Vanderwiel
(Cluster Coordinator)
Amelia Stewart
(Information Management Officer)
Otavio Costa
(Logistics Officer)
Lucy Wambogo
(Logistics Assistant / RITA Focal Point)


Pray Gwatinyanya
(Air Operations Coordinator)

HQ Rome, Italy

Patrick Baudry
(GLC Focal Point)

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