Nearly two mont flooding in Sudan have wiped out livelihoods, rendered tens of thousands of people homeless
Over 500,000 people have been affected, 99 reported dead, 80 injured and over 100,000 houses destroyed
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reports 15 of Sudan’s 18 states have been affected.
The situation which has created a humanitarian emergency international response has led to a declaration of a National state of emergency
Labor and Social Development Minister Lena Al-Sheikh said,
“The rate of floods and rain in 2020 has exceeded records set in 1946 and 1988 and is expected to continue rising”.
An estimated 125,000 refugees and internally displaced people have been affected by the floods
Many of those affected are in urgent need of shelter and other emergency assistance the UN refugee agency said .