Skip to main content

Community / Land projects / Life-Saving Support for Drought Affected Communities in Belet Weyne

Life-Saving Support for Drought Affected Communities in Belet Weyne


11/22 - 03/23


This project is part of


Somalia is one of the most severely drought-impacted countries in the Horn of Africa. It is currently suffering the most severe drought in the last four decades, with around 7.8 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and protection. The ongoing drought has caused widespread crop failure, increased displacement, high levels of livestock migration and deaths. These, together with conflict, are the main push factors for internal displacement. The project's overall objective is to expand the geographical coverage of the Minimum Response Package (MRP)'s assistance to Belet Weyne in the southwest region of Somalia. The activities are designed to deliver life-saving interventions to a total of 3,500 households in the designated areas. The interventions are increasing essential service provision in terms of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), supporting land tenure security and shelter of the new arrivals ensuring the inclusion of minority groups, as well as improving data collection tools and analysis.