54 Dead, Tens of Thousands Displaced in Heavy Sudan Flooding
|08/24/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The United Nations reports nearly two months of heavy rains and flooding in Sudan have wiped out livelihoods, rendered tens of thousands of people homeless and created a humanitarian emergency that needs a swift international response.
At least 54 people are known to have died from the torrential rains that have hit Sudan since the beginning of July. Sudan’s Humanitarian Aid Commission reports nearly 194,000 people have been affected and more than 37,000 homes have been destroyed or damaged.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reports 15 of Sudan’s 18 states have been affected, with White Nile read more >>>