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Somali diaspora community in Turkey launch fundraising for flood victims

Somali diaspora community in Turkey has mobilized fundraising to assist the victims of floods back home.

By Wednesday the committee established has raised USD 7500.
They joined other diaspora communities in the US, UK, South Africa, Kenya.

Somalis both inside and outside the country have contributing to assist their fellows affected by flash flooding mainly in the south-central part of the country.

The government has warned against new threats of flooding in already affected areas.

Ministry of Emergency and humanitarian response called upon residents of Beledweyn, Bardale, Jowhar, and Luuq to be extra vigilant.

The ministry urged displaced people to avoid returning to their homes due to predicted heavy downpour in the next coming days that might result in new flash flooding from river Juba and Shabelle respectively.

The warning comes as humanitarian efforts to help the affected families continue.

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