PM Abiy visits #Qabribayah of Somale regional state, pledges to scale up humanitarian assistance
Ethiopia — #Somali State: PM Abiy visits #Qabribayah, pledges to scale up humanitarian assistance
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his delegation visited Qabribayah, in Somali regional state, “which is one of many host communities in the Somali Regional State supporting drought affected displaced persons.”
In a statement released, PM Abiy pledged that “in the interim, we will scale the provision of water trucks, food, animal feed and essential medicines, while we accelerate the small dams projects we have embarked upon to support water management in lowland areas, as a pathway to circumventing future droughts.”
Somali region is one of the regions currently experiencing drought resulting in severe shortage of water and the death of thousands of cattle in recent months alone.
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