Food aid to Somali internally displaced persons to break their fast during Ramadan

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Women and men walk away with boxes of food

The Afgoye corridor just West of the Somali capital Mogadishu was once known for being the area with the world’s largest concentration of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), during Somalia’s years of conflict.

In 2011, Somali National Army (SNA) backed by African Union Forces in Somalia (AMISOM), pushed the Islamic extremist group al Shabaab out of the capital and other areas like Afgoye, but many of Afgoye’s residents still remain in tented camps and struggle to get food and other basic necessities.

Beng Poblete-Enriquez has more:

Duration: 2'30"

 

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