Due to the impact of climate change and global warming, drought has become a recurring issue in Qoyta town, located in the Togdheer region of Somaliland. Unfortunately, this has resulted in severe loss of life, both in terms of people and livestock.
Almost 28,000 households are facing food insecurity, with poorer families being forced to reduce their quantity and variety of food. Many people are also suffering from hunger and malnutrition.
Water is scarce resource and many of the existing water sources have dried up. The water that remains is unsuitable for human consumption and is likely to spread waterborne diseases.