Today the school has girls, nearly girls Qardho Local in of them from the Turkana community. New coping strategy Her year-old daughter, Mercy Lopungre, is one of girls still in classrooms at Nakurio Girls Secondary this year, despite the terrible drought. A Somali woman walks through a camp of people displaced from their homes elsewhere in the country by the drought, shortly after dawn in Qardho, Somalia, March 9, The year-old mother is not the only one who has used social safety net payments to rethink what resilience to drought should look like. Halima Osman Bile, the girls Qardho Local in, said her daughter went missing midday in the town of Bandar Bayla in Puntland, near the northern tip of Somalia, where pirate base Eyl is more popular. But this time, something unusual is happening: Asha Mohamed Hassan, 13, from Qardho in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, went to her usual work on Friday 5th of February in one of the local beauty salons where girls Qardho Local in occasionally get their hands and feet decorated with henna. The case is still under review. In a press conference in Hargeisa today, Somaliland police Chief, Col. Normally droughts here lead to the early marriage of girls, as pastoralist families look for dowry payments to help cushion the impact of livestock losses.