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Floods in Sudan leave thousands homeless, 500,000 displaced, killed 100 people

Floods in Sudan leave thousands homeless, 500,000 displaced, killed 100 people

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Sudan News – In a country already facing many crises, floods and heavy rains have killed 100 people and displaced 500,000 people. Residents of the Al-Shigla neighborhood in the twin city of Omdurman in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, tried to wade through waist-deep water, remaining as the things they had left behind.

Pieces of furniture, broken tiles, damaged vehicles and much more

Others stood with desperation, watching the rains after days of torrential rain. Brought record-breaking flash floods to the country, where the Blue and White Nile join to form the Nile River. This year’s rain washed away pieces of furniture, broken tiles, damaged vehicles and more that fell continuously and continuously for about two weeks.

Floods in Sudan leave thousands homeless, 500,000 displaced, killed 100 people

The flood killed more than 100 people

The rainfall and floods recorded in 1946 and 1988 killed more than 100 people and forced the government to declare a three-month state of emergency this week. Many Sudanese such as Aamna Ahmed, seasonal rains and by themselves, are nothing new. The food vendor is usually prepared for the country’s rainy season, which lasts from June to October.

The devastating flood also did not kill her

Despite losing everything, the 63-year-old thankfully, the devastating floods did not even kill her. This year, he is one of the thousands who lost their homes. We lost everything. We lost our homes, furniture, clothes, and we were about to lose our lives. The mother of four told.

Nile water level has increased drastically in the last few days

In the last few days there has been a huge rise in the water level of the indigo, which reached its peak on Friday night. Since then, it has been overflowing, demolishing everything from houses to trees and cars. Last week, a committee worked to deal with the effects of the flood. Warned that the country may face more rains. Adding that the water level in the Blue Nile rose to a record 17.58 meters.

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