Emergency Assistance to Sudan in Response to the Flood Disaster
1. On September 10, upon the request of the Government of the Republic of the Sudan, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (tents, sleeping pads or generators) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to Sudan in response to the damages caused by floods.
2. Upon the request of the Government of the Republic of the Sudan, and in light of the humanitarian perspective and the close relations between Sudan and Japan, Japan has decided to provide emergency assistance to Sudan to meet its humanitarian needs.
From July, torrential rainfall continued at the upper basin of Nile River and caused flood damages along the river in Sudan. The Government of Sudan explained on September 7 that the death toll rose to 100 and the number of displaced persons reached 500,000.