From November 17 to November 19, 2008,
Mercy-USA for Aid and Development's Disaster Response Team distributed
food packages and household kits
to over 4,600 persons left homeless by
severe flash floods in the Hadramout Region of Yemen.
The team distributed food packages and
household kits to 325 displaced families (over 1,900 persons) in the towns
of Broum, Sheher and Tiwila, as well as to
families housed in the Siddiq School
in the city of Al-Mukalla. In addition, Mercy-USA distributed food packages
to 2,730 homeless persons in the Tareem area.