Malaria and possible cholera cases on the rise in Sudan; ongoing fighting in Jebel Marra; UN in Sudan remains badly underfunded

Among the major news stories in Sudan now are the widespread number cases of persons suffering watery diarrhea (1).  The government denies cholera is to blame for them, but some, if not all, doctors operating outside the governent disagree (1, 2).  Blue Nile and Sennar States are among the worst hit (they also saw...

“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...

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