Qatar Fund for Development sent 45 tons of food aid baskets to assist 750 affected families in the Somaliland region.
21 April 2022, 12:00 AM
30 April 2022, 12:00 AM
Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), in co-operation with the Qatar Amiri Air Force, sent 45 tonnes of food aid baskets to assist 750 affected families in Somaliland in order to address the difficult conditions caused by drought, in addition to the fire that erupted in the main market of the capital, Hargeisa.
HE Director General of Qatar Fund for Development Khalifa Al Kuwari said: "This urgent assistance comes to play an important role in alleviating the severity of this humanitarian disaster for the affected and most needy people in the Somaliland region, especially after the fire that erupted in the main market of the capital Hargeisa recently, which affected in an unprecedented way the food security of the region, in addition to the drought that hit the region."
In March, QFFD and Qatar Charity had sent 45 tonnes of food baskets to tackle the drought in Somalia, and the aid was sent in co-operation with the Qatar Amiri Air Force, the official Qatar News Agency added.