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Jubbaland State Leader meets Lower House Speaker to discuss national developments

Thursday May 23, 2024

Mogadishu (HOL) - Jubbaland State leader Ahmed Mohamed Islam met with Lower House Speaker Sheikh Adan Mohamed Noor Madobe in Mogadishu on Wednesday to discuss the latest developments in the country.

The two leaders discussed the fight against al-Shabab, responses to potential floods threatening some regions, and political issues in Jubbaland State.

The Minister of Animal Husbandry of the Federal Government of Somalia, Hassan Hussein Mohamed Elaay, also attended the meeting and discussed the impacts of floods on livestock in Jubbaland.

Heavy rains and flash floods have caused damage and displacement across Somalia since the beginning of this year.

According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, as of May 14, an estimated 225,760 people have been affected by the heavy rains and flooding of the Gu season (April to June), including nearly 38,730 people who have been displaced or relocated.


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