The administration of Hiran region has issued warning of serious water shortage in the region that was caused by delay of Gu rains.
The mayor of Beledweyne district Omar Adan Ibrahim aka Timajilic told Goobjoog FM that many people in the region are in poor humanitarian conditions and need immediate help.
The mayor added that the serious water shortage in the region has caused a good number of families to flee their houses in search of water.
He stated that his administration will soon start emergency aid by sending water tankers to the affected areas so as to safe the lives of residents.
He urged the federal government of Somalia and internal aid agencies to deliver support to Hiran residents.