Floods in Sudan

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Floods in Sudan SITUATION OVERVIEW “God have mercy on us!” A young boy cries as he watches how the floodwaters recently dissolved mud buildings in his neighbourhood in Sudan. Heavy rains and flooding in Sudan (and neighbouring Ethiopia) since late August have left a trail of destruction, including damaged homes, infrastructure, croplands and impact to…

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Lebanon Disaster Response

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Lebanon Disaster Response Impact of Beirut blast 4 August – a fire and two explosions in the Port of Beirut 200+ people killed; several missing (as of 11/08/2020) ±6,000 injured ±300,000 homeless Estimated damage to infrastructure, homes, and vehicles $10-15 billion Damage to port (including main grain silos) will exacerbate food insecurity; estimated 1 month’s…

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