Tuesday , 25 February 2020

Relief

Humanitarian delegation from Somaliland arrives in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU(SoOHA) – The northern breakaway region of Somaliland has dispatched a humanitarian delegation to Mogadishu on Saturday after the worst floods forced thousands to flee their houses. The delegation is on a mission to deliver financial assistance to citizens affected by the recent flooding in the city of BeletWeyne. Minister for …

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Puntland emergency response team meeting in Garowe

GAROWE (SoOHA) – The Puntland emergency response committee has started meetings in Garowe, the headquarters of the Nugal region on Tuesday. The successive meeting discussed how to respond to floods affecting thousands of people in the regional state, according to the officials who spoke to Radio Shabelle via phone. The Minister of …

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FGS, aid agencies seek $72 million to help flood victims

MOGADISHU (SoOHA) – The Federal Government of Somalia and the humanitarian community have launched a Flood Response Plan to seek immediate support for hundreds of thousands of people affected by flooding across the country. The plan calls for US$72.5 million to implement life-saving activities from November 2019 to January 2020. …

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Turkey donates humanitarian aid to thousands in Somalia

MOGADISHU (SoOHA) –  Turkey on Saturday donated humanitarian aid to thousands of Somali people displaced by floods in recent months. The life-saving assistance was delivered by the state-run Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency. In a statement, the Turkish Embassy in Somalia said: “Turkey has delivered humanitarian relief supplies to the flood-affected …

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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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Farmajo calls on Somalis in Kenya to help flood victims

NAIROBI ( SoOHA) – Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has called upon the Somali business community in neighboring Kenya to play their part in the efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to citizens affected by the flooding in the country. More than 200, 000 people were affected by the flash floods in …

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