A community member washing her hands during COVID-19 awareness campaign in Baidoa.

ADRA Somalia has distributed thousands of soap and hand sanitizers to internally displaced people living in Jubbaland and Puntland states of Somalia, health facilities and government ministries.

Through the SIDA funded Somalia WASH Service Delivery Improvement (SOWASDIP) project, ADRA reached an estimated 4,600 households (27,600 people: Male 6,624 Boys, 6,900 women and 8,556 girls) living in Kismayo and Garowe IDP camps, health facilities and government institutions with soap and hand sanitizers, 28,000 pieces of soap and 200 litres of hand sanitizers were distributed. The 2 months (April-May) COVID-19 response was budgeted at US $ 50,000.