Flash Report: Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) outbreak in Belet Hawa
The historic drought conditions in Somalia have drastically affected access to safe drinking water. In Jubbaland State this has resulted in an AWD outbreak of 8,572 cases and 57 deaths (as of 14th of May). With respect to DRC operationsin Jubaland, Belet Hawa Town one of the most densely populated districts in Gedo Region has witnessed multiple displacements of populations in recent years, mostly to Ajuran, Balet-Amin, Jirron, Labicad, Baarka, Idaan and Albarakat IDP sites in the town’s periphery. In total, 39,707 IDPs are currently living in DRC managed sites.