State of emergency after devastating Nile flooding in Sudan
The worst flooding of the Nile River in years causes a 3-month state of emergency to be declared in Sudan. September 7th 2020.
“Authorities in Sudan have declared a national state of emergency for three months and designated the country a natural disaster zone.
The rates of floods and rain for this year exceeded the records set during the years 1946 and 1988, with expectations of continued rising indicators.
“This isn’t the first time the Nile has flooded its banks, but those affected say it’s the worst they’ve ever seen,” Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan, reporting from the capital, Khartoum said, adding that at least half a million people have been forced out of their homes as a result of the major rise in the Nile’s water levels.”
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