The Prime Minister’s Drought Relief Committee, chaired by Mohamed Hussein Roble, has began distributing government funding for drought relief, with funds being handed over to state governments today.
The committee, led by Minister of Relief and Disaster Management Khadijo Mohamed Diriye, gave out financial relief to drought victims across the country today.
State Ministers of Aid and members of the Drought Relief Committee were present at the handover ceremony in the Prime Minister’s Office.
Minister of Relief and Disaster Management Khadijo Mohamed Diriye stated relief activities would continue during the disbursement of drought relief funding.
Speaking on behalf of the states, the Minister of Aid for Somalia’s South West State thanked the government for its support and pledged that the aid would reach its intended recipients.