Italy has repatriated a group of Sudanese nationals who attempted to cross the border to France. They arrived in Khartoum on Wednesday evening.
A spokesman for the Sudanese Foreign Ministry reported that the about 40 Sudanese citizens were brought to the Sudanese Embassy in Rome where they received the necessary travel documents for their return to Sudan.
The El Gezira State Government has confirmed the deaths of 26 people, injury of 36 others, the complete collapse of 2,400 houses and partial collapse of 2,547 more during the recent floods and rains that have hit the state.
Inam Hassan Abdelhafiz, spokesman for El Gezira state government, says that 188 other facilities have been affected.
Abdelhafiz said that El Managil locality has been worst hit, followed by the south of El Gezira which saw the death of four people and injury of four others. El Qurashi locality recorded three deaths.
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The South Darfur state government has announced the arrival of armed forces, police, security apparatus, and a prosecutor in Shattaya locality to begin implementation of the decisions of the peaceful coexistence conference for Shattaya tribes.
Heavy rainfall continued to afflict various parts of El Gezira and North Kordofan over the weekend. Two people died in El Gezira on Saturday.
“On Saturday, two people were killed when their houses collapsed during torrential rains in Wad Rawah,” a listener reported to Radio Dabanga from El Kamlin. “Six houses collapsed entirely and 56 partially,” he said. “More than 30 latrines collapsed as well.”
Six villages in Rifi El Jamous in El Managil locality were hit by flash floods on Saturday as well.
The High State Committee for the support of Jebel Marra in Central Darfur has reported the arrival of medical equipment and shelter materials to Golo and Rokoro.
Jebel Marra witnessed extensive destruction and displacement during the first months of this year owing to fighting between government forces and rebel combatants.