Overall Green alert Flood
in Sudan

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100561
Death: 11
Displaced: -
Countries: Sudan
From - To 27 Jul - 01 Aug


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Sudan, July to August 2020Heavy rain from late July caused flooding and a dam to fail in Blue Nile state, Sudan. Flooding also affected areas of Khartoum state and North Darfur. The Interior Ministry, quoted by media, reported 5 fatalities (locations were not provided). Sudan Red Crescent reported over 1,200 homes were damaged by the floods and dam collapsed in Blue Nile State. According to UNOCHA, 6 people died in Gezira State after a violent storm on 28 July. It is not clear if these are the same fatalities reported by the Interior Ministry.Mon 27 Jul 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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