Death toll from flooding in Sudan climbs to 124

Sudan: Death toll from flooding to 124

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:22 am

The dying toll from flooding in Sudan precipitated by using months of heavy rains has risen to 124, the country’s Interior Ministry said early Thursday.

More than 100,000 residences have come to be partly or absolutely unusable due to floods.

Earlier this month, Sudan’s Security and Defense Council declared a countrywide kingdom of emergency for three months and special Sudan a “natural catastrophe zone.”

The emergency proclamation was decided on at a assembly of the council headed via Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the chairman of the country’s Sovereign Council.