Egypt Silent on Sinai Flooding

From Global Voices ยป Egypt Thu Jan 31 2013, 16:15:51

Sinai is being ravished by flooding, after heavy rains in the region. Very little information is available on online media, amid total silence on mainstream media. Netizens report that up to 1,400 families could be caught up in the flooding, without electricity and access to food.

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