After the displacement of more than 65000 people from their homes over 33 villages around JowharTown  over the past couple of months because of the continues floods from Shabelle river and clan conflicts in these villages, the humantitarian and health situation of the IDPs deteriorated and there was spreading of some communicable diseases including acute watery diarrhea and other diseases.

Somali medical association has taken a crucial role in the victims of the shabelle floods and mitigating the health problems by sending volunteer doctor and nurses as well ass free medicines for the victims,

For at least four weeks until the situation is improving.

The volunteer teem were sponsored by Hormuud foundation in terms of accommodation and UNSOM in terms of transportation by offering flights from Mogadishu to jowhar and vice versa.

The emergency response committee has reported that five tents were established for OPD sservises, Maternity and pediatric  clinic, also the team reported more the 3000 patient were provided free consultation and medication during the last the three weeks.

 

Thousands of people have been left homeless following continued flooding in parts of Somalia’s Middle Shabelle region over the past couple of months, with large tracts of farmland being inundated, raising fears of livelihood losses.

 

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