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Flash Flooding in Somalia

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An aerial view of flooding in Afgooye. Residents now have to travel by boat to get from one side of the village to the other.
Photo: Fardosa Hussein
for Action Against Hunger, Somalia

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Flooding left many displaced residents in need of clean drinking water, toilets, and latrines, as well as food, shelter, and urgent medical attention.
Photo: Fardosa Hussein
for Action Against Hunger, Somalia

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With the normal routes to the market washed out, residents use this wooden bridge to travel back and forth.
Photo: Fardosa Hussein
for Action Against Hunger, Somalia

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Action Against Hunger and its partners have mobile teams, who go out into the community to diagnose and treat malnutrition.
Photo: Fardosa Hussein
for Action Against Hunger, Somalia

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A child’s height and weight are measured by a member of Action Against Hunger’s nutrition team.
Photo: Fardosa Hussein
for Action Against Hunger, Somalia

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An aerial view of the displacement camp where Action Against Hunger has been trucking in clean water. In the immediate aftermath of the floods, our rapid emergency response focused on helping 2,532 displaced people.
Photo: Fardosa Hussein
for Action Against Hunger, Somalia

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One of 200 latrines installed by Action Against Hunger. Our teams are helping families access hygiene supplies, building and repairing emergency latrines, and providing emergency shelter and mosquito nets.
Photo: Fardosa Hussein
for Action Against Hunger, Somalia

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