United Nations joins efforts to help flood victims in Beledweyne

Beledweyne(SD)-The United Nations has joined international efforts to help those affected by the floods in Beletweyne, Hiran region.

WFP World Food Program United Nations, and other partners facilitated by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) have begun providing emergency assistance to flood affected families, and riverine flooding in Hiran region.

Caesar Arroyo, director of the World Food Program (WFP) in Somalia, said the agency is working closely with the Somali government officials to deliver relief supplies to families affected by the floods.

Arroyo added that WFP will continue to provide food to support up to 4,000 families, or about 24,000 people to benefit.

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Saturday visited Beledweyne town for the Hiiraan region to assess the impact of floods and called for urgent assistance for the displaced in the city.

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