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Disaster Relief providing shelter, food and water. At least three people died and tens of thousands were made homeless when a powerful cyclone swept into eastern India from the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday, inundating hundreds of low-lying villages. In West Bengal, an eastern state that borders Bangladesh, authorities said around 1,100 villages had been flooded by storm surges, leaving at least 50,000 homeless, but the figure may rise. Roads were turned into rivers, with cars toppled and half-submerged. People wade through knee-high water to reach cyclone shelters; huts and small houses lie crumpled in piles of debris. Across the state, rising waters breached river embankments in more than 100 locations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told reporters. It killed at least three people, affected more than 10 million residents in the state, and damaged more than 300,000 houses. In neighboring Odisha, around 120 villages had been swamped by heavy rain and sea water whipped up by the cyclone.
You can help save lives by contributing to buy oxygen supplies, testing systems and PPE and Hygiene kits. The situation in India is critical the country reported 349,691 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, the fourth day in a row, the skyrocketing COVID-19 infections are devastating their communities and hospitals. The country also reported its highest daily death toll for the ninth consecutive day, adding 2,767 fatalities in the past 24 hours. Out of a billion people in India, there has been a million new cases in the past three days, bringing its pandemic totals up to 16.9 million recorded cases of the coronavirus, including 192,311 deaths. The hospitals are in short supply of everything; intensive care beds, medicine, oxygen and ventilators. The situation is dire and officials are struggling to keep up as the bodies keep piling up at morgues and crematoriums and the wave of bodies keep coming.
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About 171 people have not been found and 26 did not survive after a piece of the Himalayan glacier fell into the river bringing down an avalanche of water, dust and rocks down a mountain and breaking through a dam. People where trapped under the debris. Many workers where from the hydroelectric projects in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district are missing. More than 2,500 people in 13 villages were initially cut off by the flash floods and relief work is underway. People living further down the Alaknanda River were issued evacuation notices due to rising waters.
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Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 213 people across South Asia.
At least 1 million people evacuated and had to find shelter in Nepal, Bangladesh, India and hundreds of thousands left for higher ground. Mudslides killed many people in Nepal, Bangladesh and in Northeast.
The Brahmaputra River, which flows through Tibet, India and Bangladesh, burst its banks in India's Assam state creating mudslides mudslides and displacing millions of people. Donate Disaster Relief India Charity
The super-cyclone made landfall causing storm surges of up to (17ft),and then headed northwards towards Kolkata, India’s biggest cities. The first five deaths are three in the Indian state of West Bengal and two in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh, evacuated more than 2 million people from their homes, and 500,000 people in West Bengal and Odisha had to leave their low-lying land and move to higher lands for shelter. they need your help with shelter, food and water.
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