SomalilandsunAs severe drought situation is reported in some areas of Somaliland and the government is mobilizing local communities to provide assistance to affected people in those areas. National Environment Research and Disasters Preparedness Authority (NERAD) has a regular collaboration with those communities in early warning mechanisms of the disasters before they happen.
In relation to this, UNDP, UNOCHA and National Environment Research and Disasters Preparedness Authority (NERAD), conducted a 20-days long training for the staff of NERAD which was completed in Hargeisa . The objective of the training was to improve the skills of the staff to manage disasters in collaboration with the local communities as well as the international community. continue reading