GREDO closes out six months project to help drought victims in Bay and Bakool regions

Gargaar Relief & Development Organization (GREDO) in partner with Care International successfully carried out a six months integrated food Security and WASH project funded by the Government of Netherlands in Bay and Bakool regions from mid of 2017.

The “Support Victims of Famine” –  SHO project started in June 2017 following a prior rapid needs assessment that was conducted in IDP settlements and outreach villages by a joint GREDO/CARE team in Baidoa (Bay region) and Hudur and Wajid (Bakool region) reaching out to twenty villages during the period between, 16th – 23rd April 2017.  The assessment aimed to identify gaps in food security and WASH needs of communities who were displaced by the recurrent droughts and prolonged conflicts in Bay and Bakool regions.

The joint assessment team identified vulnerable Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in two IDP settlements in Baidoa namely Hagar-kaa and Boodan, who had been freshly displaced during the severe drought in mid-2017 due to consecutive years of erratic rains and crop failures.

In response to the findings of the assessment, GREDO in partner with CARE International targeted beneficiaries of the SHO project from the two IDP settlements of Hagar-kaa and Boodan in addition to other beneficiaries selected from host community in Baidoa.

For more of the project details, click the download below…