20 December 2012

Somalia: IDPs in Mogadishu Face Medical and Life Hardships

The internally displaced people living in Mogadishu complain that they face health related issues in Mogadishu as an outbreak of diarrhea drive many patients into the hospitals.

Somali IDPs, who spoke to Shabelle, say that their children are ailing from the outbreak of diarrhea and are not receiving any medical assistance.

The IDPs also say they have not received any food assistance recently.

Those internally displaced people are calling on the government and the relief organizations to extend them urgent help.

There are thousands of internally displaced people living in Mogadishu with harsh conditions. Those people fled from their communities in south Somalia after last year´s drought.

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