Somalia: Floods - May 2016

Past disaster

Disaster description

Heavy rains in parts of Somalia and Ethiopian highlands led to flooding in southern and central Somalia. Belet Weyne town is the most affected with over 70,000 people displaced. Of these, 36,000 people are in Ceel Jaale settlement alone, while others moved to other neighbouring villages. (OCHA, 7 June 2016)

Nearly 70 per cent of the 70,000 people affected by flooding along theShabelle River in Belet Weyne, Hiraan region have begun to return to their homes according to latest reports from humanitarian partners. (OCHA, 23 June 2016)

Latest Updates

Maps and Infographics

Most Read

Other disasters affecting the country