MORE THAN 80 PEOPLE DIE IN SUDAN FLOOD SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE RAINY SEASON IN JULY
Written by miebaka ikiriko on September 15, 2021
More than eighty people have been killed by flooding in Sudan since the beginning of the rainy season in July.
Spokesman for Sudan’s National Council for Civil Defence said that eighty-four people had died and sixty-seven injured.
The torrential rains have affected at least fourteen of the eighteen Provinces with over thirty thousand houses destroyed and damaged.
Crops and public infrastructure have also been affected.
The UN estimates that at least one hundred and two thousand people have been affected by heavy rains and flooding across the county.
Last year, Sudan declared a National State of Emergency for three months because of floods that killed about one hundred people and affected over six hundred thousand people and destroyed more than one hundred thousand homes.