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Over 700,000 people displaced by the worst floods to hit South Sudan in decades

 

  • At least 40 people have died across the country as heavy rains and flash floods destroy livestock, farmlands and homes. 
  • The floods have mainly affected four states.
  • Some of those who have fled have been displaced numerous times over due to conflict and three years of consecutive flooding. 
  • Scientists have blamed climate change for the flooding in South Sudan and other countries in eastern Africa.