SUDAN: DEATH, DESTRUCTION AS FLOODS CONTINUE

KHARTOUM, — Heavy rains and resulting flash floods continue to wreak destruction across Sudan. Reports reach Radio Dabanga daily of people, homes, livestock, and entire villages being washed-away.

The most affected states are Kassala, Sennar, South Kordofan, West Kordofan, North Darfur and the Northern state.

The office of the Governor of the Northern State reported the death of three people and collapse of 200 houses as a result of the rains that hit large parts of the vast state last week.

The Governor appealed to the Presidency in Khartoum to provide support for the state. He pointed out that the rising Nile is threatening to inundate about 20 islands in the state.

Two people died as 12 districts and about 745 families were affected at Abu Jubeiha in South Kordofan.

In Abbassiya city in South Kordofan, about 200 houses in the city itself and 12 others in the peripheral areas collapsed along with the loss of 700 goats and sheep. About 150 families were affected. They are now living in Mushamaat.

Source: Name News Network