SUDAN: Floods Flash Update No. 03 (29 July 2021)
White Nile State
On 25 July 2021, heavy rains hit Alganaa refugee site in Aj Jabalain locality, White Nile State damaging around 215 refugee shelters. The rains have also affected road access to the locality and has affected the water trucking that provides regular access to water to the refugees. An inter-agency assessment was conducted on 27 July 2021 in Alganaa site. Roads affected by the rains are being rehabilitated by UNHCR, improving access to the affected areas and allowing for the planned distribution of shelter and non-food supplies.
Aj Jazirah State
According to local sources, close to 3,500 people (700 families) are surrounded by floodwaters in Al Qurashi locality in Aj Jazirah State. The areas affected are Mogama El-Hilali (300 homes), Kogaila (130 homes), Dar El Salam (98 homes), Darisa (64 homes) and El Oshara (104 homes). According to the report, the area has been experiencing heavy rainfall since 24 July. The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD)-Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) forecasts the state will receive over 50mm of rainfall in the coming days.
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