Somali Prime Minister asks help of the International Community due to flood disaster

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Mogadishu, The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia. Mr Hassan Ali Khaire, has called on the international community to immediately participate in the rescue efforts in the flood-hit areas of the country.

Hassan Ali agenda and sent a letter to all states friendly to Somalia and the international community, said the government had provided an immediate response to prevent further deterioration in the situation, but the situation now needs to work together in collaboration, as there is a huge problem.

The Prime Minister stated that floods affecting areas of Jubaland, Hirshabeelle and Southwest, flooded 85% of the city of Beledweyne, causing widespread deaths, displacement, destruction of infrastructure, and exacerbating the already fragile humanitarian situation. , expected to continue to rain these days, and river levels are rising, causing further flooding.

Hassan Ali agenda and stressed that if immediate action is not taken the situation could deteriorate further, also called on the international community to fund long-term solution for the future stave off problems like that in return.