HirShabelle President Names Floods Committee
Abdullahi Hussein Gudlawe of HirShabelle State has named a select committee for the flooding caused by the Shabelle River. The sixteen-member committee will be chaired by the state Minister for Interior, Mohamed Ali Caadle, who will be deputised by Mohamed Omar Ceymoy. Members include Salah Mohamed Hassan, Mohamud Wabar Hassan, Asho Khalif Mohamed, Jama Hussein Hashi, Mohamud Sheikh Ali, Adan Bare Mohamed, Abdiweli Sheikh Ali, Abdulqadir Abdulle, Abdi Mahad Abdille Qoorgaab, Abdi Macaan Mohamed, Ali Jeyte Isman, and Ahmed Meyar Makaran. The committee will lead response efforts for those affected by the flooding in Jowhar which has now been cut off following the flooding as well as other neighbouring areas. The floods have displaced thousands and cut off roads leading to the HirShabelle State capital with locals now using boats to access it.