Observatory for Conflict and Violence Prevention

At a glance

Records casualties
 in Somalia 
Office located in
Hargeisa   
Website
 http://www.ocvp.org/ 
Contact
 abdullahi.odowa@ocvp.org 
Observatory of Conflict and Violence Prevention (OCVP) was established in 2009 as a non-political, non-denominational, non-governmental organisation. The aim of OCVP is to organize and support initiatives that promote peacebuilding, security, safety, and sustainable development across all regions of Somalia. Employing proven methods to collect, catalogue and analyse data on conflict, violence, crime and other issues of importance to the peace, security, and stability of all regions of Somalia. The information collected as these result of field activities is stored in a central ‘knowledge bank’ where it is made available to OCVP’s donors and partner organizations/institutions as well as other researchers and organizations.