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06 Jan 2014 description
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ShelterBox has provided emergency education support for communities affected by severe flooding in parts of Sudan’s White Nile state this summer, distributing SchoolBoxes containing stationery packs to displaced schoolchildren through implementing partner Plan.

Children’s charity Plan Sudan and ShelterBox worked with The Peace Bridge Association (PBA) and Sudanese Development Call Organization (NIDAA) to select the most needy schools and pupils in the area of Sharg Elnil in White Nile State.

21 Nov 2013 description
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As ShelterBox’s disaster relief efforts continue in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan, the charity has been helping communities in need in other disaster-affected countries, one being Sudan. ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) volunteer Sallie Buck (UK) spent two weeks in the African country as the team lead for the third team in responding to widespread flooding that has displaced thousands. Sallie describes the devastation and recounts the story of one particular young beneficiary Manal:

16 Sep 2013 description
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The sun is hot in Abulgasim, a small village in Sudan’s Khartoum state with just 260 households. A ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) is there delivering emergency shelter to families who lost their homes in the recent devastating flooding that has affected most of the country.

02 Sep 2013 description
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Fatih Al-Rahman was eating his dinner late at night with his wife and five children during Ramadan, having just finished work as a taxi driver when they heard people screaming outside in the dark. Fatih rushed outside and saw that water was coming in through the gate to his courtyard. He tried to stop the flow but the water then broke through the fence to the back of their house. With the water rising, they escaped outside to the only secure place they could find – his car roof.