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Thousands of people made homeless as flooding continues in Daresalam

Thousands of people made homeless as flooding continues in Daresalam
01/06
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A group of women attempt to make a dike, but get frustrated as more water destroys their homes in Daresalam village in Bentiu town.
Thousands of people made homeless as flooding continues in Daresalam
02/06
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A woman carries mud back in order to level her flooded house.
Thousands of people made homeless as flooding continues in Daresalam
03/06
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An old woman struggles to get out of the mud. Her house is completely destroyed by the flooding in Daresalam village in Bentiu town.
Thousands of people made homeless as flooding continues in Daresalam
04/06
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Two children find their way out of flooded area and onto the main road in Daresalam village in Bentiu town.
Thousands of people made homeless as flooding continues in Daresalam
05/06
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An entire family flees after water reaches their house in Daresalam village in Bentiu town.
Thousands of people made homeless as flooding continues in Daresalam
06/06
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Women flee as more rain continues to flood their houses in Daresalam village in Bentiu town.
  • Thousands of people made homeless as flooding continues in Daresalam
  • Thousands of people made homeless as flooding continues in Daresalam
  • Thousands of people made homeless as flooding continues in Daresalam
  • Thousands of people made homeless as flooding continues in Daresalam
  • Thousands of people made homeless as flooding continues in Daresalam
  • Thousands of people made homeless as flooding continues in Daresalam

Heavy rain fall continues as more than 500 homes fell into water. As a result, a thousand people are waiting to flee the area.

Daresalam village is the most affected area amongst Kalibalek, Biemrouk, Dere and Kordapdap. As Daresalam is submersed in water, civilians are frightened and unsure of what to do. People sleep on beds whilst water rises around them. Flooding isn't the only worry for communities now, as the chances of a malaria outbreak are continually rising.

The Director for State Ministry of Social Development has sent workers to the capital in order to assess the state of citizens most affected by the floods. They hope to build channels directing the water flow away from civilian life.

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