Somalia thanked Russia for sending 25,000 tons of aid grain.

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Somalia has thanked Russia for sending relief goods. Russia has sent 25,000 tons of grain to those affected by rains and floods in Somalia last month in November.

About 100 people have died and 700,000 people have been displaced by the rains and floods in Somalia.

Russia has sent 25,000 tons of grain to Somalia in view of the worsening situation, while preparations are underway for another shipment.

Somali Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Daud Owais said while speaking to Sputnik Africa “We are thankful for the delivery of 25,000 tons of grain, which will greatly benefit the thousands of Somali people affected by the current floods resulting from El Nino. This assistance arrives at a crucial moment, and once more we commend Russia for its substantial support. and unwavering commitment to helping Somalia overcome this challenging period.”

The interior minister of Somalia said about the current situation “Our deputy PM visited Russia where Moscow granted us debt relief. We also requested the supply of 50,000 tons of grain. Today, we received the first consignment and we will urgently deliver this to people affected by the floods across different parts of the country, gibing the first priorities to most affected regions in coordination with the Somali Disaster Management Agency.”

Dozens killed and thousands displaced by rains and floods in Somalia and Kenya. Emergency in Somalia

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