Sudan: 7,500 households affected by Maban floods

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Director of special programs and disaster management in the GoSS Ministry of presidential affairs Mr. Goi Jooyul Yol has confirmed to Miraya FM that thirty one (31) persons are reported to have lost their lives in recent floods in Maban County, Upper Nile state.

There was no independent confirmation for the death tool so far.

In an interview with Miraya FM, Mr. Goi Jooyul Yol said that about 7,500 households are affected by floods in the same area and that the devastating floods have caused serious lack of food and other items in the county.

Mr. Jooyul Yol added that two other counties - Nasir and Ulang - have also been affected by the floods. He said the government of Southern Sudan together with United Nations is going to send humanitarian aid and food to those affected by the floods.