In group Somalia

South West State



The South-West State of Somalia is a Federal Member State in southwestern Somalia. It consists of regions of Bay, Bakool and Lower Shabelle regions in Somalia. Baraawe is the capital of the South West state of Somalia.

The South West state is bordered to the north by Ethiopia, to the west by Jubbaland, to the east by Hirshabelle, and to the south by the Somali Sea. To the southeast, it is also bordered by Banaadir

The Shelter Cluster has organised a state-level coordination working group for SWS. This WG is based in Baidoa due to ease of access and is led by UNHCR. The working group was established on 1st June 2021.

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Coordination Team
Abdikarim Mohamed Noor
Regional Shelter Cluster Coordinator