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Merowe Dam Evictions

What is affected
Housing Private
Land Private
12,000 head of livestock drowned (EUR1,000,000)
Type of violation Forced eviction
Date 01 November 2003
Region MENA
Country Sudan
City villages of Shikora, al-Bana, Umm Haza, al-Batarin, Um Kouk, al-Khezian and Gerf al-Daud, al-Aragoub1

Affected persons (number & composition)

Total 13550
Men 6015
Women 4795
Children 2740
Your solution Cease construction and inundation of Merowe Dam reservoir. Resettle, provide reparations and rehabiliation for affected villagers in advance of further construction.
Download any important details Merowe AMRI COMPLAINT.doc
Download any important development Statement on dams in Sudan 27-08-07 (3).doc

Forced eviction
Housing losses
- Number of homes 700
- Total value

Duty holder(s) /responsible party(ies)

China Export Import Bank; the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development; state development agencies of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Sultanate of Oman; Lahmeyer International of Germany manages construction; Alstom of France, supplying electrome
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