Following the displacements caused by alshabab incursion in July 2022 and worsening drought situation including inter communal violence in Afdheer,...Read More
Somali-Ethiopian Social and Economic Development Association
Displaced households live in the open or poor temporary makeshift shelters without proper protection and privacy consideration. Large families are seen using tiny mobile hats/shades. Some members are using old damaged orange plastic sheets that no longer prevent sun heat. Additionally, there are no bedding materials or blankets for most visited households. The IDPs are in dire need as the shelters they are currently using are culturally inappropriate, exposing them to the weather elements. There is a lack of privacy among family members due to the nature of the shelter and the space.
The most enduring animal which is the backbone of Somali pastoralist is at risk
Before SESEDA there was less intervention, the situation have been seen those areas overwhelming since the delay of the rain and not received any humanitarian assistance it result of failed rains, there have been poor crop production ,acute shortage of water ,and death of livestock a key source of livehood communities in consequentially , malnutrition is at highest peak among infants, small children ,the elderly ,sick and other vulnerable groups according to the effected pastoralist among whom I have interviewed Habiba Abdi said that the current drought is about 3 years old ,honestly speaking she said its hard to express how the drought effected their life facing the current situation most of the pastoralist lost their livestock in great numbers, the remain livestock continue to die due to lack of feed and diseases