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06 Aug 1988 description


UNDRO 88/1558

SUDAN - FLOOD
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
6 AUGUST 1988

1. UNPRECEDENTED HEAVY RAINS HAVE CAUSED FLOODINGS IN KHARTOU AND SURROUNDING AREAS AS WELL AS MANY PARTS OF SUDAN. THOUSANDS OF HOUSES REPORTED DESTROYED. POWER, WATER SUPPLY, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OUT OF ORDER. KHARTOUM AIRPORT INDEFINETELY CLOSED AND ALL INCOMING/OUTGOING FLIGHTS CANCELLED. CONCERN EXPRESSED OF POSSIBLE OUTBREAK OF CHOLERA, MALARIA AND DYSENTRY. RAINS CONTINUING UNABATED.

2. RELIEF NEEDS INCLUDE MEDICINES, FOOD AND TENTS.

11 Mar 1988 description

UNDRO 88/0529

SUDAN - DROUGHT
AFFECTED POPULATION/DISPLACED PERSONS
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
11 MARCH 1988

1. FOLLOWING ALARMING REPORTS ON EMERGENCY SITUATION IN SUDAN, UNDRO DELEGATE VISITED COUNTRY END FEB 88 TO MEET REPRESENTATIVES SUDANESE RELIEF AND REHABILITATION COMMISSION, UN AGENCIES, INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL NGO'S AND MAIN DONORS.