Hundreds displaced by floods in areas under Lower Shabella region

Floods from River Shabelle in some areas under Lower Shaballe havw affected hundreds of people raising fears of livelihood damage.
Among the areas affected by the floods are Baladul-Amin and Mareeray localities where many families are homeless after their houses were washed away.

Mareeray district officer, Sayid Bale Mayow who spoke to Goobjoog News said that the floods destroyed a variety of crops along the river and that the locals have started fleeing from areas around Shabelle River after heavy rains fell on the the upper parts of the river. Meanwhile, Baladul-Amin assistant district officer for social affairs, Musa Abiikar called on the federal government and NGOs to help the affected people and respond quickly before the situation becomes tragic.

 

 

 

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