17.01.2013 - IDB follows up projects in Somalia
In line with its continued support to the people of Somalia, the Islamic Development Bank is currently continuing follow-up of its various projects in the country worth around US$ 450,000. They mainly comprise supplying orphanages, hospitals and schools in Somalia's second largest city, Hargeisa, and other parts of the country with medicine, medical equipment, and other much needed items. It is also following up on the progress of the delivery of supplies and equipment to women empowerment centers in different Somali cities. The IDB has also provided financing for construction or rehabilitation of 19 irrigation canals in Mudug in the north-central region, Hiiraan and Middle and Lower Shabele regions in the drought hit areas. Once operational, the canals will benefit 2.5 million residents. (Press Release)