Monday , 24 February 2020


Qatar Charity drilled 163 artesian wells in Somalia last year

MOGADISHU — Qatar Charity (QC) drilled 163 artesian wells in the drought-hit areas of Somalia during 2019 in co-operation with the Somalia ministry of energy and water resources and local partners, benefiting 446,484 affected people in the country. In the area of relief, various types of assistance, including food aid, …

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QC inks cooperation deal with ministry of water resources

MOGADISHU — Qatar Charity (QC) has signed a cooperation and partnership agreement with the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources in Mogadishu, Somalia, to continue its efforts to help the people affected by recurrent droughts and floods in the country. The deal aims to support the efforts of the Ministry …

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Diarrhea outbreak kills five children in Bal’ad

BAL’AD  — An outbreak of acute watery diarrhea has killed up to five people in Bal’ad town in Somalia’s southern region of Middle Shabelle, an official confirmed on Thursday. Deputy Governor of Bal’ad town, Hanbali Ahmed, said that acute watery diarrhea broke out in the town causing deaths. “Up to …

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Somalia and UN sign accord to strengthen efforts to preserve culture and improve education

MOGADISHU —  Somalia and the United Nations culture and education agency yesterday signed an agreement aimed at strengthening efforts to preserve the country’s cultural heritage and improve its educational sector. “Culture and education are vital for the country’s future. After years of conflict, they are vital to the human dimension …

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Mass goat vaccinations in Somalia welcomed by pastoralists

DUSA MAREB —  Around 2.2 million goats in central Somalia regions are targeted to receive vaccination from the deadly contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) disease, which has devasted many pastoralist communities. The mass livestock health campaign began on 25 January and is set to continue for two months. Dr. Suleyman Mohamed …

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