Humanitarian aid in the WASH sector for communities affected by the flood, drought and COVID-19 pandemic in Kelafo, Gode and Denan Woredas in the Somali region, Ethiopia .

The project targets a total of 19,767 direct beneficiaries and approximately 109,100 indirect beneficiaries.9,246 people from 4 villages in Kelafo will benefit from the construction of the river water intake systems with subsequent filtration and 8,184 people from the construction of the Birkas. A total of 2,337 inpatients and outpatients and the staff of the […]

Read More »

Safe, Protective and Quality primary education for emergency affected children in Somali regions

This project aims to ensure that children in Liben and Siti zones of Somali region whose schooling were interrupted by emergencies are provided with the opportunity to continue with their education. In Somali region, NRC will implement in Siti zones while Organization for Welfare and Development in Action (OWDA), NRCs downstream partner will implement in […]

Read More »

Emergency WASH Response project for the Conflict induced IDPs and Disaster affected host communities in Babile and Tuliguled woredas of Fafan zone Somali Regional State, Ethiopia(EHF Project)

This emergency WASH response project is intended to address the desperate WASH needs that people living defectively in the two woredas are facing. The project is inline with both the strategic and sector specific (WASH) objective of EHF funding. EHF 2020 first Round Allocation will be used for direct implementation of WASH activities as per […]

Read More »

Community led maternal and newborn health in Dollo Zone Somali Region

OWDA in partnership with Women’s Hope International (WHI) has been implementing community led maternal and newborn health Danod and Daratole districts of Dollo zone Somali region Ethiopia. Since 2004, OWDA is implementing maternal and newborn in Somali region with its Longstanding experience in reproductive and maternal health, Staff with long-standing field experience, Long-term commitment that […]

Read More »

Ethiopian Social Accountability Program 3

The Ethiopia Social Accountability Program Phase 3 (ESAP-3), being part of the Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services (ESPES) program, seeks to improve basic public service delivery of local governments in assisting to make services better attuned to the needs and priorities of citizens. The development objective of ESAP-3 is to support strengthening the Social […]

Read More »

Adadley Community Development Program

Adadley Community Development Program Adadley is one of the Gode zone Districts that locates in the south of Gode town about 12 km it is Agro-pastoralist & pastoralist. In the efforts of poverty reduction by OWDA, ACD Project is running in the District in order to bring lasting development for the Adadley community both Agro-pastoral […]

Read More »

Somali Region in Ethiopia Hit by New Deadly Floods

Somali Region in Ethiopia Hit by New Deadly Floods During the last two weeks heavy rains have been raining in the Somali Region, Ethiopia where human and livestock casualties have been reported as well as shelter and communication system (Roads and bridges) damage. As a result more than 60 human casualties have been said by […]

Read More »

Urgent Appeal

Urgent Appeal Emergency Appeal for  Somali Regional State of Ethiopia (Ogaden) The Somali region of Ethiopia remains highly vulnerable to catastrophic potable water and food shortages and the crisis is not restricted to a few areas. Much of Gode, Warder, Fik, Qorehay, Dagahbur , Liban and Afder  Zones  are affected or at serious risk. Emergency […]

Read More »

Alleviating chronic water shortages through water harvesting Birkas: A case of Malka-Sallah

Organization For Welfare and Development in Action  (OWDA) had implemented an integrated pastoral and agro-pastoral development project in Adadle Woreda of Gode zone from 2007 to 2011.The project beneficiaries’ livelihood system composed of pure pastoral livelihood and agro-pastoral community residing in the Shabele river bank. The pastoral communities’ livelihood is based on livestock and is […]

Read More »

Regional food security updates

According to the regional Disaster prevention and preparedness bureau The food security condition remain stable in many parts across the Somali region in this month compared to the last months, due to a combination of factors such as onset of Gu season improved water availability, regular distribution of relief and PSNP food, good livestock body […]

Read More »