Qardho is on a flood plain

Just 1m raise of the flood in the creek that runs in the middle of the town can flood 70% of Qardho town.

The blue-shaded area are the areas that are below 1m high when compared to the lowest point of the creek.

Qardho is built on lowest point in a flood plain which originates from Sanaag side. It is going to be always prone to flooding.