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Sudan (the): Sand and Dust Storm: 2002/0927 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/0927
Country or District Sudan (the)
Event Type Sand and Dust 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
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/09/27
Dead: at least 26 people
Injured: more than 30 people

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