Opening of main water courses begins in Abyei Town

Opening of drainage system in Abyei Town by Vietnamese engineers of UNISFA | Credit: Rose Monytoc | AIRS

The opening of main water channel began in Abyei Town on Thursday.

It is conducted by Vietnamese engineers’ contingent of UNISFA in collaboration with Abyei municipality.

This came after heavy rains inundated some residential areas in the town this week.

Abyei Municipality Mayor, Apach Deng Biong asked for cooperation from residential areas’ committee to open sub-dykes to allow water flow into the river.

Residents expressed happiness for the efforts to open water courses. Akuol Chol a resident of Abyei Jongyom said water that submerged her house has gone.