77 people died in floods in Sudan

Floods caused by heavy rains in Sudan have killed 77 people. More than 14,500 houses have been destroyed due to floods. Brigadier General Abdul Jalil, the spokesman of the country’s National Council of Civil Defense, confirmed this information on Thursday (August 18). Al Jazeera news

Abdul Jalil said, since the beginning of the rainy season in May, so many people have died there. The most affected states are North Kordofan, Gezira, South Kordofan, South Darfur.

Sudan usually receives heavy rainfall from May to October. It caused extensive damage to many houses and various structures and crops.

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a report earlier this week that 136,000 people have been affected by the floods, according to the government’s humanitarian aid commission, humanitarian agencies and local authorities.

TAP


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