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In Sool region, water shortages have forced people to resort to using unclean water which has led to the outbreak of waterborne diseases such as Acute Watery Diarrhea and Cholera. The lack of clean drinking water has left many people, like Asha’s family, in a tragic situation of having to drink dirty water to survive but knowing if this water could also kill them.
Hawo Mohamed Abdi remembers happy days before the drought. “We didn’t have cash but we had our livestock which was our money. We were able to use this for anything our family needed. We didn’t worry about where our next meal was coming from or who to ask help from,” she reminisces.
A tragic combination of drought and insecurity forced Halima Abdurahman’s family to leave their village Dhurshen Shabelle in Bakool region of Somalia, 30K away from Hudur district. A risky journey on foot has led the family to an IDP camp in the Morogabey village where they sought refuge and had hoped to get help and some peace.
Year by year, with your support, we have grown steadily, developing and strengthening our relationships with communities on the ground. We have expanded our work, first within Somalia and then to Kenya and South Sudan.
With your support, this is how we changed the story in 2016.
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