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    Somalia Transnational Issues - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/somalia/somalia_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      "Somaliland" secessionists provide port facilities to landlocked Ethiopia and establish commercial ties with regional states; "Puntland" and "Somaliland" "governments" seek support from neighboring states in their secessionist aspirations and in conflicts with each other; Ethiopia has only an administrative line with the Oromo region of southern Somalia and maintains alliances with local Somali clans opposed to the unrecognized Somali Interim Government, which plans eventual relocation from Kenya to Mogadishu; rival militia and clan fighting in southern Somalia periodically spills over into Kenya

      Refugees and internally displaced persons:
      IDPs: 400,000 (civil war since 1988, clan-based competition for resources) 5,000 (26 December 2004 tsunami) (2005)


      NOTE: The information regarding Somalia on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Somalia Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Somalia Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
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