Wednesday , 5 August 2020

Environment and Disasters

Somalia president calls for joint relief efforts to Afgoye flood victims

DHUSAMAREB — President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo expressed concern about the living conditions of the residents of lower Shabelle as Shabelle river flooded into Afgoye town and areas nearby displacing over 2000 families from their homes, SONNA reported. The president called for the Government …

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MoHADM: Some 37k people affected by flash floods in Somalia

MOGADISHU — Flash floods caused by heavy rains have affected about 37,000 people in Somalia, causing a humanitarian crisis in the regions affected, Somalia’s Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management (MoHADM) said on Monday. The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management (MoHADM) said about 15,400 people have been displaced …

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HirShabelle leader presides over cabinet meeting on flood crisis

BELEDWEYNE —  HirShabelle state president Mohamed Abdi Waare has presided over a key regional cabinet meeting held in Beledweyne city. The meeting focused on the current humanitarian situation in the Hiran region and ongoing efforts to mitigate the flood crisis in Beledweyne resulted from the heavy Gu’ rainfall. HirShabelle state …

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Shabelle river floods hit over 1000 houses in Beledweyne town

BELEDWEYNE — Shabelle river flows again inside Beledweyne especially the neighboring villages including Buundoweyne, Hawlwadaag, Xaawo Taako, and Kooshin. The floods force hundreds to flee from their homes and demand urgent help besides Hirshabelle state authorities. Barely a day ago, Hiran regional governor warns aid agencies against food distribution outside …

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