CAIRO, 29 June 2010 (IRIN) - More than
five months after flash floods hit the southern Egyptian governorate of
Aswan and destroyed hundreds of homes, thousands of flood victims are still
without proper shelter, they said.
"The government has done nothing
whatsoever to help us overcome the damage caused by the floods," local
resident Badria Abdel Sattar, a 50-year-old single mother of five, told
IRIN. "I made numerous complaints to local authorities about this,
but to no avail.
To avoid sleeping in the open, Badria