Somalilandsun: Following the Waheen market fire disaster in Hargeisa over 2000 traders and 5000 employees lost their source of income.
The rapid response efforts to revive the market in the long term and succour the most vulnerable in the short by president Muse Bihi of Somaliland has stafyed to be fruits.
With massive international fundraising by friendly governments, organizations, local businesses and individuals chipping to the market recovery kitty, the committee tasked with revival efforts has started disbursing short term emergency aid.
At a function held at the presidency in Hargeisa , the Somaliland head of State officiated a function in which 988 of the most vulnerable Waheen Market SMEs now out of work were availed emergency relief.
The beneficiaries selection was undertaken jointly by the National Waheen market recovery taskforce with the assistance of the market’s committee.
Handing over the cash amounting to between $500 and $5000 President Bihi promised more in the immediate future.
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