Monday , 24 February 2020


Interview: Somali flood response by local firms and communities needs better coordination

Abdullahi Nur Osman, the president of the Hormuud Telecom Foundation, recently visited Beledweyne and other flood-affected southern Somali towns to see how local relief efforts were going.  Local businesses, including Hormuud, and local communities have raised huge amounts of cash and gathered food commodities for the flood victims.  However, there …

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Interview: Oxfam warns of drought crisis in Somaliland

The aid agency Oxfam published a report this week warning that up to 1.7 million people in Somaliland are in critical need of humanitarian assistance.  This number has increased by hundreds of thousands in recent months. Radio Ergo correspondent Ilyas Abdi asked OXFAM’s head of communications in Somalia, Abdiaziz Ali …

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