Overall Orange alert Flood
in Sudan

Event summary

This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100119
Death: 156
Displaced: -
Countries: Sudan
From - To 08 Aug - 16 Aug

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Sudan - Floods (ECHO 27 Aug 2019)Tue, 27 Aug 2019 13:03

  • Heavy rain over the last two weeks has caused flash flooding, resulting in casualties in several parts of the country.
  • According to the latest UN OCHA report of 26 August, 59 people died in flood-related events and at least 245,700 have been affecteds. In total, more than 32,800 houses have been destroyed and another 16,200 damaged.
  • There is a high risk of water-borne disease outbreaks due to the presence of stagnant water. Various government authorities and humanitarian partners are assisting the affected population with food and relief kits.
  • Over the next 24 hours, drier conditions are forecast across the affected areas.
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