Interview: OCHA Mogadishu Head of Office

More than 360,000 people displaced by conflict live in makeshift tents in crowded conditions in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. OCHA is working with humanitarian organizations to support the Government’s efforts to relocate the displaced families to the outskirts of the city, where they will have better access to proper housing and services. However, the scale of the effort is unprecedented given the large number of people who need help. Humanitarian organizations are working together to make sure the relocation provides an opportunity for a better life for the displaced families.

In this interview, Justin Brady, the head of OCHA’s office in Somalia, talks about the challenges associated with relocating hundreds of thousands of displaced people.

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