The annual rainy season in Sudan usually
lasts from June until October or November,
affecting approximately 200,000 people each
year. The rainy season this year started mid
of July 2018, causing flash floods in the
states bordering South Sudan and Ethiopia.
These states include Kassala, Elgezira,
Northern, West Kordofan and Sennar. Due to the floods, many homes were destroyed, household items and assets were washed away. The need for
tarpaulins, blankets, kitchen sets, mosquito nets, mats and jerry cans have not been fully met to date as the numbers
of the affected people continue to increase with the anticipation of more rains in the coming months in these states.
Provision of shelter items and non-food items will ensure the beneficiary households get protection from diseases,
specifically respiratory illnesses, as well as privacy and dignity. Kassala, Khartoum, Nahral Neel, Sinnar, Gezira, White Nile, Kordofan and
Based on information gathered through the initial needs assessment, the identified needs are related with Nonfood
items, shelter, medical first aid services, tracing services, safe drinking water, health, sanitation and hygiene
awareness. SRCS is in the process of providing initial support to the affected people with the assistance provided
being in line with the findings of their assessments
Population to be assisted: 7,500 people (1,500 households) in Kassala and West Kordofan will receive shelter related NFIs and shelter kits in the two States.