Beledweyne city cut off by flooding

Six months ago, Beledweyne, a town in central Somalia was battered by heavy rainstorms. The flooding destroyed houses, crops, and roads, and displaced thousands of families. Now, Beledweyne, the capital of the Hiiraan province in Hirshabelle, is once again submerged in floodwater after River Shabelle burst its banks. Hundreds have …

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Water trucking saves desperate families in Galmudug villages

DUSMAREB (SoOHA) –  Drought-hit families in remote parts of Galgadud region have welcomed an emergency water trucking service that has saved them from having to move to other places in search of water.  The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has hired 200 tankers to deliver water to 1,480 badly affected families in eight villages:Shilin-Wayne, Burdir, Meygag, Lan-aduray, Qurar, Habasley, Laan-Marer and Ardo In …

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