As the month of Ramadan draws to a close, the Eid al-fitr (festival of breaking the fast) is upon us. Muslim all over will mark the successful completion of Ramadan with the religious celebration.

During Ramadan, ICRC in Somalia conducted a distribution campaign to 27 places of detention in Somalia benefiting over 5,500 detainees. The total items that were distributed include;

  • 5,770Kg of powdered milk
  • 22,680Kg of sugar
  • 1134Kg of tea leaves
  • 11,940Kg of dates
  • 1062 volumes of the Quran and
  • 297 goats.
Goats distributed to Baidoa central Prison

Goats distributed at Baidoa central Prison. © ICRC/Miraj Mohamud


From all of us here at the ICRC Somalia Delegation; Eid Mubarak!