United States Provides Immediate Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Flooding in Sudan

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The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing $100,000 in immediate assistance to support those affected by heavy rains and severe flooding in Sudan, which have caused at least 89 dead, affected more than 226,000 people, and destroyed or damaged more than 47,000 homes.

As the largest donor to the people of Sudan, USAID has provided more than $457 million in humanitarian assistance since October 2021. With these additional funds, USAID is supporting the International Federation of Red Cross and Human Rights Societies. Crescent Society (IFRC) to provide health care, shelter, water, sanitation and hygiene assistance, as well as support to help the IFRC continue its assessments and humanitarian coordination efforts. US officials in Sudan and Washington, DC are closely monitoring the impact of flooding in coordination with humanitarian partners on the ground. The United States stands with the people of Sudan as they continue to deal with this severe flooding and begin to recover.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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