Sudan: Flash Update September 3, 2013 (issue # 8)

SUDAN FLOOD SITUATION AND RESPONSE

The following information is partial and reflects only the reports that have been made available to the UN. The information below does not reflect the full scope of the flood response in Sudan. Floodrelated information is available and regularly updated online on sudan.humanitarianresponse.info

Overview

Flood-affected people across Sudan
The Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) reports of some 340,000 people “affected” by flooding, with Khartoum (128,380 people), El Gezira (60,285 people), Blue Nile (50,000 people), River Nile (19,680 people), North Darfur (19,135 people) and White Nile (10,445 people) the most affected.
New and updated figures are expected towards the end of the week.

The National Flood Task Force chaired by HAC regularly meets to discuss flood response
The Government of Sudan is leading and coordinating the overall emergency response. The National Flood Task Force was activated by the Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) on 18 August and is currently meeting every Sunday and Wednesday at 16:00 hrs. at HAC Offices in Khartoum.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.