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March 29, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, expresses heartfelt solidarity with the people and government of Djibouti amidst the recent floods.

He extends sincere sympathies to those affected and praises the bravery of Djiboutian forces and their partners in responding to the crisis. Acknowledging the challenges posed by the floods, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu urges caution and vigilance across the region. He emphasizes the importance of adhering to safety measures and disaster preparedness protocols to mitigate further harm and ensure the well-being of citizens.

“The recent floods in our region highlight the pressing need to address climate change through mitigation and adaptation strategies. We must collaborate proactively to implement sustainable solutions and bolster our resilience against the impacts of climate change. IGAD is committed to supporting member states in cultivating a more resilient future for all.” Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu emphasized.

As IGAD, we emphasize the importance of staying vigilant and unified in our approach to the ongoing climate change crisis. Our dedication to offering assistance through climate forecasts, mitigation, and adaptation strategies remains steadfast. By working together, we can bolster our resilience in effectively managing disasters.

PRESS RELEASE – IGAD Executive Secretary Stands in Solidarity with Djibouti Amidst Recent Floods, Calls for Regional Collaboration on Climate Resilience

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