“We foresee a major environmental and health disaster…”: a summary of several Radio Dabanga articles from July 25 to August 8

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is part of the Famine Early Warning Systems Network; NOAA specializes in weather forecasts.  In June FEWSNet posted on its Sudan page that the Nile River and its tributaries had already reached high levels (especially the Blue Nile), and that more rain predicted for Ethiopia and Eritrea’s...

761 Homes washed out by heavy rains in Kalma camp, South Darfur State; many reported fatalities in inter-tribal fighting in South Darfur State

On July 16, torrential rains destroyed hundreds of families’ homes in Kalma, one of the largest interntally displaced person camps in the five Darfur states. UNOCHA and the International Committee of the Red Cross have taken an inventory with the 511 families who lost their homes in Center 1B, as well as with the...

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