Africa: Turkey donates humanitarian aid to help thousands of Somali people
Turkey on Saturday donated humanitarian aid to thousands of Somali people displaced by floods in recent months. The life-saving assistance was delivered by the state-run Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency.
In a statement, the Turkish Embassy in Somalia said: “During the operation, approximately 250 tons of supplies have been delivered to the 35,000 displaced people. Turkey is always and will be at the forefront to assist Somalia.”
According to the UN, moderate to heavy rains that started in October have caused flooding in Somalia, displacing an estimated 370,000 people and destroying infrastructure, farmlands, and roads, disrupted livelihoods, and inundated houses in many locations […]