By T. Craig Murphy, IOM-Kenya and Dayib Askar, IOM-Somalia
Fathia Mubarik is a 21 year-old Somali refugee who was born in Hargeisa, Somaliland. In 2012, she was granted prima-facie refugee status in Yemen as a Somali national. At the end of May 2015, Fathia decided to escape from Yemen and return to the country she fled. She was single when she left Hargeisa two years ago. She returned with a disabled daughter and having lost contact with her husband, a Yemeni national who disappeared at the start of the Yemen Crisis in late March 2015.