South Sudan: Floods - Aug 2013

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Heavy rains starting in the beginning of August 2013 caused damage to houses, crops and basic infrastructure in several of Sudan's northern states. As of 15 Oct, more than 150,000 people were accessed and assessed to be in need of assistance in Jonglei, Lakes, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Unity, Upper Nile, Warrap, Western Bahr el Ghazal and Western Equatoria. (OCHA, 16 Oct 2013)

On 4 Dec, the rainy season drew to and end and over 344,000 people were in need of assistance.(OCHA, 4 Dec 2013) As of 8 Dec 2013, about 3,500 families displaced by flooding and hostilities in Jonglei’s Pochalla County were in need of water and sanitation assistance. (OCHA, 8 Dec 2013)

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