Somaliland:Somaliland Government Acknowledge Receiving Cash Donations from Somalia Government to Assist Cyclone Sagar Victims


Somalilandsun:Somaliland minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation
Mr.Sa’ad Ali Shire has said that the government of Somaliland has received
money from the Somalia government to help the cyclone Sagar victims. He
said this is a reciprocity gesture from the Somalia government since a fore
time when that it was hit by endemic drought Somaliland chipped in to
support it he said this is a humanitarian gesture and is welcomed hence
should not be politicized.

Minister Sa’ad said that Somalia donations will be handed to the disaster
committee to distribute to the affected cyclone hit regions. The minister
was speaking to Hadhwanaafg news website a Somali news portal here are his
words “We welcome any assistance from any quarter for the people affected
by the cyclone disasterin Awdal, Sahil, Selel, and Sanag. In October of
2011 Somalia was hit by an adverse drought the people of Somaliland then
sent 900,000 dollars. Today Somaliland has received a million dollar from
Somalia to go to the cyclone Sagar disaster kitty.”