Monday , 24 February 2020

Environment and Disasters

Youth step in to avert river floods in Afgoye town

MOGADISHU(SoOHA) – A group of Somali youth in Lower Shabelle’s agricultural town, Afgoye, have joined hands to build flood-barriers to protect their farms and houses from river floods. Flooding has already forced some families to evacuate their houses in Aytire and Balgure neighborhoods alongside the river Shabelle. Sid-Omar Siidow, the …

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Mogadishu mobilizes emergency response in light of looming heavy rains

MOGADISHU (SoOHA) – Mogadishu administration Tuesday mobilized emergency response units following expected floods in the city which have since displaced hundreds of thousands countrywide. Banaadir Region governor who also doubles as Mogadishu Mayor Omar Mohamud Filish today unveiled fire engines, ambulances, police vehicles and response teams to coordinate emergency response during …

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