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Puntland State regional forces distribute food aid to driught stricken people in Barako village, Bari region.
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Puntland State regional forces distribute food aid to driught stricken people in Barako village, Bari region.

Somalia’s Puntland State regional security forces have on Saturday disbursed essential food aid to vulnerable people in Barako village of Bari region who have been severely affected by the devastating effects of the ongoing drought. Puntland State is among the regions in Somalia which have been severely reveged by the ongoing driught in the country. UN agencies say millions of people in the East African Nations are encountering the risk of starvation and diseases. Dozens of people have been displaced and fleed their homes across the Puntland regional State with the number of people seeking shelter in Internally Displaced Persons IDPS camps and other areas controlled by the global aid organizations ballooning day by day. The global aid agencies operating in the Somalia have escalated calls for funding in a bid to alleviate the effects of the ongoing severe drought which has also sparked famine and outbreak of diseases with vulnerable people being women and children.