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Flood victims in Beledweyne due to receive the first humanitarian assistance

Mogadishu(Mogadishu centre) The first humanitarian assistance is set to be delivered to the flood victims in Beledweyne town central Somalia.

Floods in Beledweyne resulted in the displacement of 150,000 families forcing them to seek refuge in the neighboring constituencies without food and shelter.

Reports indicate that air planes carrying food supplies are due to land in airstrips in Guriceel and Dhuso-mareeb in Galgaduud region, to be transported later by land to the flood victims.

The recent rainfalls in the region has affected the Beledweyne airstip, where parts of the airstip submerged.

The Galmudug state said its ready to transport the humanitarian assistance due to arrive in its territory  to the flood victims.

Aid organisations distributed yesterday, shelter plastics and mosquito nets, to flood victims in Ceel Jaale village in Hiiraan.

Aid organisations are in their latest preparations to airlift food supplies to the flood victims in Beledweyne, due to restrictions by land.

 

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