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Sudan floods: UN calls for urgent funding, as food insecurity mounts 

Sudan floods: UN calls for urgent funding, as food insecurity mounts 

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Sudan has been hit by devastating floods, the worst seen in decades, impacting more than 600,000 households across 17 of the country’s 18 states.  

With homes destroyed and farmland damaged just ahead of the harvest season, it’s been another shock amid multiple crises.  

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), urgent funding is needed to support a country already facing alarmingly high rates of hunger and food insecurity.  

Dominique Burgeon, FAO’s Director of emergency resilience, has just returned from a mission to Sudan. 

He told Charlotta Lomas how dire the situation really is for people there. 

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Charlotta Lomas, FAO
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