Floods in Sudan killed at least 52 and affected thousands

this heavy rain and flood to the south Sudan, from May to the present death of at least 52 peopleduration More than 38 thousand people were affectedVarious sources reported today.

Sudan National Civil Defense Council Spokesperson Abdelyalil Abdelrahim said that the number of people who lost their lives due to torrential rain and floods has increased in all states of the country. increased to 52 dead and 25 injured“, according to the official Sudanese news agency SUNA.

He also stated that About 6,000 families’ homes were completely destroyed. About twenty public facilities, such as schools and hospitals, were also severely damaged. 225 hectares of agricultural land has become almost unusable.

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a statement this Sunday, More than 38 thousand people were affected by the flood9,000 homes were completely or partially destroyed in nine states of Sudan.

Until now, The most affected states were those in the south.mostly those near the Nile River and the Kordofan and Darfur regions.

rainy season in Sudan usually lasts until October every year and always leaves a serious impact on the African country.

However, this year not as destructive as in previous yearsespecially in 2020, which left 138 dead according to official statistics, as well as 900,000 affected and 2.2 million hectares of crops flooded according to the UN.

Source: Informacion

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