Hundreds Displaced By Floods In Bor

This article was last updated on May 25, 2022

According to commissioner Dr. Agot Alier Leek, the affected have been evacuated.

“Some of the local dykes made by the residential people in their areas got destroyed by water because they were small to block the water,” Agot said.

“What we are doing as the government I do believe that the concern institution from the ministry of Physical infrastructure are trying their level best to study and come up with the solution for this flooding, I do  advise the people of Bor town to support their level best by helping themselves in deferent residential areas,” he said.

The Director of the Red Cross David Gai Deer said the flooding was abrupt and they are trying their best to help those affected.

He said most of the people affected are not leaving in their residential areas but are staying with relatives and this is a challenge to identify the people concerned.

“We are giving them a time when the floods are able to reduce and go back to their areas we will be able to make an assessment and trying to deliver the relief assistance to them in their residential,” Gai said. 

He advised those affected to move to the South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (SSRRC) compound for registrations and later on will be screened by the humanitarian agencies.

The director said they are in coordination with some ministries to raise a motion to the government and humanitarian clusters so that they aware about the areas affected.

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