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Minister of Irrigation: There is no impact of the Renaissance Dam on this year’s floods

  August 25, 2021(Khartoum)  The Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources, Professor Yasser Abbas, said  the revenue of the White Nile from the flood this year exceeded all that was monitored during the previous 100 years. Professor Yasser explained that the average revenue of the White Nile varied between 70...

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Ethiopia rejects Arab League resolution on Renaissance Dam

  Report Ethiopia has rejected an Arab League resolution  calling on the United Nations Security Council to intervene in a lingering dispute between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over a massive dam Addis Ababa is building on the Blue Nile, the Nile River’s main tributary. Foreign ministers of the 22-member bloc...

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Khartoum sends aid to torrential rains victims in East Darfur

September 24, 2020 (Khartoum) The transitional government in Khartoum has dispatched  four  trucks loaded with food and non-food items to relief the people  affected by the heavy rains   in the city of Al-Firdous, East Darfur. Head of the Federal Commission for Social Safety and Poverty Reduction, Izz Al-Din Al-Safi, told...

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UN: Number of flood-affected people in Sudan rise to 650,000

September 15, 2020(Khartoum) The United Nations has revealed that the number of people affected by the rain and floods in Sudan has risen to more than 600,000 people, according to the Humanitarian Aid Commission. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in its weekly report, said...

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River Nile floods besiege capital, Khartoum

August 27, 2020 (Khartoum) Waters of the Nile flooded today, Thursday, several sites in the capital, Khartoum, after the flood reached a stage above the predictions of the authorities who are working hard to prevent the water from flooding the center of Khartoum. Circulated videos showed  waters of the Nile...

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Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation warns of floods in Khartoum

August 24, 2020 (Khartoum) The Flood Committee of the Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources has warned that the Khartoum station will record 17.30 meters tomorrow, Tuesday, surpassing the highest number recorded during September of last year. Recent rains and floods in the country caused the deaths of about...