The Syrian Women’s Political Movement statement on the suffering of the Sudanese people due to the Nile River floods

The Sudanese people, during the past few days, have suffered a natural disaster due to the flooding of the Nile River leaving a death toll of more than hundred people, demolished partly or completely, more than a hundred thousand homes, and threatened the lives of more than half a million people.

The Syrian Women’s Political Movement following with deep grief the natural disaster and the humanitarian crises that happened it, and declaring a state of emergency in all parts of the country, as SWPM raises its voice to amongst the Sudanese people voices and demands the Sudanese government and international bodies to an urgent response to the relief of the Sudanese people left in the open without the basic needs.

The SWPM calls for consolidating the local and international emergency efforts to ease this disaster before it extends and threatens more villages and towns and to contribute to limiting the damage, especially in light of the deterioration of the country infrastructure, to which the floods present a constant threat.

Finally, the SWPM expresses once again its solidarity with the Sudanese men and women in their misfortune and its sympathy for the families of the victims.

The Syrian Women’s Political Movement General Secretariat

Thursday 10 September 2020