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Sudan : Sand Storm : 2002/0927
GLIDE: ST-2002-000623-SDN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2002/0927
Country
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District
Sudan
Name Sand Storm
Outline A sudden and violent sandstorm has hit the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, causing a large number of casualties.
Sudanese officials said at least 26 people died and more than 30 were taken to hospital after a Nile ferry capsized in the storm

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/09/27
Dead: at least 26 people
Injured: more than 30 people



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