Sudan’s flood misery unlocks spirit of solidarity

Wed, 2020-09-09 22:52

DUBAI: Rising floodwaters following weeks of record-breaking rainfall around the sources of the Nile have claimed more than 100 lives, disrupted power and water supplies, and forced thousands to flee their homes in 17 of Sudan’s 18 states.

Almost two months after the seasonal rains began, there is little relief in sight.

Sudan’s Security and Defense Council was forced to impose a three-month national state of emergency on Sept. 4 after the death toll neared 100.

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