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At least 105 people have died in floods in Sudan since the beginning of this year’s rainy season. As the flood waters of the Nile River subside, danger to the public and property has not, the Flood Committee of the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources says. The Khartoum state Ministry of Health is also worried about mosquitoes, flies and waterborne diseases. The waters of the Nile are also threatening the ancient town in Merowe, which has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2011.

Flood relief items arrive in Khartoum, donated by the UNHCR.

  • The United Nations and its partners are supporting the Sudanese government as it responds to recent severe flooding, which has killed 90 people and affected 380,000 others, the UN … Read more »