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South Sudan’s Kiir briefed on devastating flood situation

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October 28, 2019 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management minister, Hussein Maar Nyuot on Monday briefed President Salva Kiir on the flood situation across the country.

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South Sudan’s Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management minister, Hussein Maar Nyuot briefs President Salva Kiir on floods, Oct. 28, 2019 (PPU)

Speaking shortly after meeting the president, Nyout said he also informed the South Sudanese leader of the ministry’s plans on how to control floods.

He assured the population affected by the devastating floods to be calm, saying government is working hard to control the situation.

Nearly a million people in South Sudan have been affected by heavy flooding, the United Nations Office for Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Friday.

Severe floods, it said, have devastated large areas of the country since July, submerging entire communities and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes.

An estimated 908,000 people have reportedly been affected, including internally displaced people, refugees and their host communities in a country already hit by years of ruinous civil war that caused mass displacement and wrecked its economy.

Alain Noudeho, OCHA humanitarian coordinator in South Sudan, said the situation is "extremely” concerning as rains are likely to continue for another four to six weeks and put more people at risk.

Floods have also limited access to health facilities, nutrition centres, basic services and markets, the agency said.

Across the 32 flooded counties in South Sudan’s Jonglei, Upper Nile, Warrap, Eastern Equatoria, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Unity and Lakes region, over three million people were already in need of humanitarian assistance even before the rains, according to OCHA.

Many affected areas, it said, were already facing high humanitarian needs before the flooding started, with more than 60 per cent of them classified as having extreme levels of acute malnutrition.

(ST)

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  • 29 October 07:23, by Landlord

    What does Kiir know about humanitarian? He only knows JCE deceptive ideology which is not yielding positively since his tenure in office. Tell him about diseases killing cows or praise him to avoid Riak from government,he easily picks. idiot

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    • 29 October 10:58, by South South

      Landlord,

      You have left out one thing, Kiir is not good at hunting for monkeys and rats, he is not good at that.

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      • 29 October 12:46, by Landlord

        South Dog,
        What are you up-to exactly? you don’t even understand simplest theory of this country at all. just shut up your dirty mouth uncircumcised bull.

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        • 29 October 13:16, by South South

          Landlord,

          Uncircumcised people are roaming in Yei town and they like monkeys and rats, dirty people. Equatoria is full with uncircumcised monkeys and if you don’t know that, just visit Yei and see for yourself or visit Lasu town after Yei. Wicked people

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          • 29 October 13:52, by jubaone

            South South
            Please tell your parents and kin that instead of starving to death, let them hastily run to Juba. We have enough rats for them. These floods are terrible ya jienge.

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        • 29 October 20:48, by The Rhino

          Landlord,

          Dinka’s days in South Sudan are numbered,nothing will change that!These cowards are not what they always propagate!We’ll defeat them with all their ’born to rule crap!No one will give them safety net or refuge to rest or squat when things fall into place.Dinka in South Sudan are sitting on a volatile volcano!They deserve Biblical punishment!

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      • 29 October 12:57, by Malakal county Simon

        South South,

        And you’re not Kiir whether he does, or he does not.... You’re just delusional Dinka Fool!!

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        • 29 October 13:13, by South South

          Malakal county Simon,

          Remember the day very well, It’s November 12th. We are all set with Riek or without Riek. Kiir is a president of South Sudan. He will continue to make big decisions and the rest will follow.

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        • 29 October 13:39, by jubaone

          Malakal County
          Dont mind this aryan jienge South South. He must look into his naked shithole in the mirror and tell us whether it’s clean. Since we taught them how to wear underpants, I’m proud as an Equatorian, we whooped them. Now they have learnt their lessons.

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      • 29 October 13:48, by jubaone
        • 29 October 16:15, by South South

          jubaone,

          Bogus website of rebels is telling us lies. Juba-Nimule road is working 24/7 a week. Food is everywhere.

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          • 29 October 20:35, by The Rhino

            South South,

            Keep your fucking nonsense for yourself.There’s no food everywhere!You wouldn’t be running after Chinese rice everyday and night if there were food everywhere,fucking vagrant!Experts on the ground estimate that millions will be hit by starvation if you fucking Dinka bastard reject to accept realities.Not only food scarcity but natural disasters will keep pounding your fucking areas!

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        • 29 October 20:23, by The Rhino

          Jubaone,

          Dinka savages must reap what they’ve sowed in this country.The locals in Ma’diland must give those malnourished jienge bastards well mixed poisoned food and send them right to hell.Those fucking junks never deserve sympathy whatsoever!As long as they still roam and squat in Ma’diland,they must die.Therefore NO food to rapists and looters, full stop!

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          • 30 October 03:00, by Pakuai

            Talking about others being "savages" and while at the same time talking about ’poisoning other human beings’ there you go!. Who looks savage now, ya Mr. The Rhino loser? How about if your so-called Jenge ’savages do the same to Madiland people----poisoning them?’ Oh!, I guess, the Dinkas/Jenges are so foolish/primitive to know a shred of high school chemistry!>>>

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            • 30 October 03:06, by Pakuai

              It is quite funny how some of these so-called ’high civilized losers in Equatoria’ often disparage others’, but when they are asked to show those people they often disparage their high civilization and superior education. They don’t show us any. In fact, the lowly civilized people are in Equatoria. And the least educated people in South Sudan are also in Equatoria>>>>

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              • 30 October 03:13, by Pakuai

                Some of these Equatorians online warriors are just bunch of losers with 4th rate certificates in forth rate universities in Uganda or Kenya. Some years ago when many of so-called well learned Equatorian degree certificates were verified through the universities they alleged to have obtained their certificates. Most their certificates were found to have been invalid>>>

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                • 30 October 03:24, by Pakuai

                  Even here in South Sudan public universities’ a postgraduate student ’must write a full report’ or a semi-thesis on his/her subject area of study let alone a PhD candidate.
                  Anyway, I am veering off the topic. But some losers like the Rhino, jubaone, the landlord or Eastern love to work up others to response to their provocative trolls>>>>

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                  • 30 October 03:28, by Pakuai

                    Yes, the internet is good for everyone otherwise some of these online trolls, which some of them are not even South Sudanese, but bunch of our cloned arabs of North Sudan who were kicked out of South Sudan, but they are praying day and night about South Sudan failure and reunification of South Sudan with their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan>>>>

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                    • 30 October 03:34, by Pakuai

                      something that is not going to happen under the sun or even in million years as far as we are concerned, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. The losers are always reminded time & time again, that during our genuine war of independence from our cloned arabs of North Sudan. Almost whole of Equatoria was in tandem with our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan and were paid with ’food aid, arms,>>>

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                      • 30 October 03:40, by Pakuai

                        and munitions and medicines’ against the SPLM/A. Martin Kenyi and Alfred Lado Gore are the testate to that dirty treason. Almost the whole of Nuer community and Shilluk community ’back-stabbed the SPLM/A in 1991 and when and be used by our arch enemy----the cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan as our oilfield body guards>>>

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                        • 30 October 03:45, by Pakuai

                          and were paid with ’arms, munitions, food rations and medicines’ against the SPLM/A’. The traitors were ’welcomed back in 2006 into the main mother SPLM/A. And of course, the traitors are back to their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan. And they will come back again without shame that they were fighting for the interest of South Sudan and the South Sudanese people??. My arse.>>>>

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                          • 30 October 04:49, by Pakuai

                            the losers, traitors and thieves, who was bombed out of Mr. Thomas Cirillo by our mighty SPLA in 1992 is now being held ’hostage’ by his handlers from ’the US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus (so-called israelis), their lackey here in the ’IGAD and the AU’ as their ’bargaining cards and blackmails over our country and our people’>>>>

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                            • 30 October 04:55, by Pakuai

                              for evil to crawl themselves back into our country to ’restart’ from where ’the thieves, traitors and foreign puppet/stooges’ left it on the 15/12/ 2013. Their masters from the US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus (so-called israelis), their gulf Arab states’ paymasters and some of their creeps here in our ’IGAD and the AU’ hope that their only ’leverage or hope’ left over>>>

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                              • 30 October 05:01, by Pakuai

                                South Sudan and the South Sudanese people are their *puppets/stooges, traitors and thieves* of Mr. Riek Machar, Pagan Amuom, Lam Akol, Adwok Nyabe, Thomas Cirillo, Majak Agoot and other bunch of evils who have sold themselves themselves to ’secret societies’ and their so-called UN ONE WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT, WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS or their so-called AFRICA UNITY and REGIONAL INTEGRATION piece trash

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                                • 30 October 05:07, by Pakuai

                                  But the evils are playing with fire. Let *the Nuers, Equatorians, Shilluks/Chollos and their lowly informed fools of *Mr. Riek Machar, Pagan Amuom, Lam Akol, Thomas Cirillo, Majak Agoot, Rebecca Nyandeng and her ugly son bring their *their evil white Americans, English people, their evil juus (so-called siraelis, Abeshas (so-called ethiopians) prostitutes, Bantuses in central Kenya>>>>

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                                  • 30 October 05:12, by Pakuai

                                    our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan into our country and over our people again. Simply because of the so-called *humanitarian aid, donations, peacekeeping, their shifty human right business scams’ if the losers think, they can. But as far as we are concerned, we are going to bomb these vermin out of our country, Kenya, our cloned so-called arab North Sudan, Abesh (so-called ethiopia)>>>

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                                    • 30 October 08:00, by Pakuai

                                      Djibouti and back to Yemen and Saudi Arabia, and be done with the vermin once and for all. Reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM, South Sudanese fools. We have told our lowly informed our fools. That our country and our people are always to going to be played by some evils from *the US, the UK, their evil juus (s-called israelis), their UN, their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, Abeshas>>>>

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                                      • 30 October 08:06, by Pakuai

                                        (so-called ethiopians), some of their Bantuses and some of their creep here in ’our IGAD and the AU. Fellows, how does South Sudan small issues became ’big issues’ than our ’cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, Abeshas (so-called ethiopians) and Kenya, and of course other African countries?. Many of our lowly informed losers would tell us that because we are the "God chosen people", my arse>>>>

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                                        • 30 October 08:11, by Pakuai

                                          A loser, Mr. Abiye Ahmed was ’enthroned’ with the so-called ’Noble peace piece of rubbish’ just like they did with their Barack Hussein Obama greatest charlatan of all times. Lowly informed South Sudanese fools, I told you before that I am a beneficiary of the so-called ’Norwegian people aid, (NPA)’ I respect the people of the Norway. I am well educated than Mr. Barack Hussein Obama>>>

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