Floods wreak havoc in Egypt

egypt-floodsFrom AHMED MOOLA in Cairo, Egypt
CAIRO, (CAJ News) – THOUSANDS of families have been left stranded as Egypt experiences its worst flooding in years.
Humanitarian groups reported the floods, which claimed at least 26 people in recent weeks and injured over 70, left 32 500 people in dire need of emergency food, shelter, water and sanitation.
The situation is worst in the Assuit, Red Sea, Sohag, South Sinai and Qena governorates where some 6 500 families are affected.
The impact has been less evere in Sinai and Western oases of Dakhla and Farafra.
Egypt has suffered inclement weather since October.
The Meteorological Authority announced thunderstorms and heavy rain will hit the country in the coming days.
It asked government to take the necessary precautions to prepare for the impact of the rains.

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