Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 33 | 12 - 18 August 2013 [EN/AR]

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 18 Aug 2013


• Heavy rains and flooding in Sudan since early August have affected over half a million people in 16 States (plus Abyei), according to the Government.

• Khartoum State is the hardest hit State, with an estimated 36,000 houses either totally destroyed or damaged by the floods.

• Tens of thousands of people of South Sudanese origin in open air departure points in Khartoum have been particularly badly affected by the floods.

• At least 190 people were killed this week following new clashes between the Misseriya and Ma’aliya tribes in East Darfur, according to reports received by the UN.

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