Thursday, September 10, 2020

Record Flooding Kills 100 in Sudan

Meroe Pyramids
Sudanese authorities have declared a three-month state of emergency after record flooding left over a hundred people dead and tens of thousands homeless.

Floodwaters are also threatening to damage Sudan's ancient Meroe Pyramids, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The River Nile has crested to its highest level in one hundred years.  At least 103 people have been killed by drowning, houses collapsing and road accidents caused by the flooding.

Now, thousands of Sudanese families are sleeping in the outdoors, waiting for shelter, food and medicine....

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