3 “A total of 52 people have been killed and 25 others wounded due to torrential rains and floods since the beginning of the fall season,” SUNA reported, quoting Abdel Jalil Abdelreheem, spokesman for Sudan’s National Council for Civil Defense.
4 Abdelreheem said 5,345 houses had been destroyed and 2,862 damaged across Sudan.
5 Other public facilities, shops, and agricultural lands were also damaged.
6 North and South Kordofan states, River Nile state, and South Darfur was among the most affected across Sudan, he noted.
7 In a Monday report, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) estimated that around 38,000 people across Sudan had been affected by rains and floods since the start of the rainy season.
8 About 314,500 people were affected across Sudan during the rainy season of 2021, according to OCHA.