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04 May 2015 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

In Sudan, heavy rains from July to September 2014 led to flash flooding, which affected more than 266,000 people in 13 states (Source: Humanitarian Aid Commission/OCHA, 9 September 2014).
According to the Ministry of Health of Sudan (MoH), 39 people were killed and 204 injured. Widespread destruction was caused to people’s homes, crops and public infrastructure. The flood-affected population’s access to water supply and sanitation services were also disrupted.

30 Apr 2015 description


Throughout 2014, the regional office continued working in 15 countries in Eastern Africa and Indian Ocean Islands; Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles, Mauritius, Rwanda and Burundi. The regional office supported the development of 6 emergency appeals and 15 DREFs in response to floods, disease outbreaks, terror attacks and population movement in Comoros, Madagascar, Seychelles, Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda.

19 Feb 2015 description


As of 31 January 2015, Sudan witnessed the arrival of over 120,401 South Sudanese (Source:
UNHCR and SRCS). The White Nile state has received to date 66,376 refugees. White Nile has seven camps from the initial four when the operation started. Most of the Sudanese fled mainly to White Nile state, others proceeded to Khartoum state while others took refuge in Blue Nile, South Kordofan, West Kordofan, and East Darfur states.

18 Aug 2014 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is assessing the needs and gaps in the response to date to determine requirement for international resource mobilization. The Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) welcomes direct assistance to provide support to the affected population.

The situation

14 Aug 2014 description

Heavy rains and flash floods have affected nearly 170,000 people in Khartoum, Kassala, Gezira, Northern, Sennar, North Kordufan, South Kordofan, River Nile, West Darfur and White Nile states in Sudan. 14 people have died and a further 80 injured. Over 28,000 houses have been destroyed, with 2,950 latrines ruined.

07 Aug 2014 description

7 August, 2014 – Nairobi, Kenya: The Sudan Red Crescent Society has come to the aid of thousands of people affected by flooding. Heavy rains in the last two weeks resulting in flash floods have caused massive destruction in several states in Sudan including Khartoum, River Nile, Northern State, Sennar, North Kordofan, South Kordofan, Kassala and Geriza.