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Inferno destroys 45 houses in Abu Suruj camp, West Darfur

February 8 - 2015 SIRBA LOCALITY
fire in Kuma Garadayat village, North Darfur (Albert González Farran/Unamid)
fire in Kuma Garadayat village, North Darfur (Albert González Farran/Unamid)

45 houses were destroyed by fire in Abu Suruj camp for the displaced in Sirba locality, West Darfur, on Thursday evening.

Speaking to Dabanga, the coordinator of Sirba camps reported that “a huge fire that broke out at 6.30pm, destroyed the full contents of 45 houses, and displaced hundreds of people.

“They are currently living in the open, without shelter, food, or cover,” he said, appealing to the West Darfur state authorities and humanitarian organisations to provide aid to the victims.


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