Disaster relief providing shelter food and water to families of this flood. Millions of people across India and Bangladesh have been affected by raging floods and landslides that left more than 100 people dead and entire communities devastated. The South Asian nations, home to more than 1.3 billion people, have been particularly badly hit by the rains, prompting some of the worst flooding in the region in years. In India, at least 48 people have died since June 14, after heavy rains battered the northeastern state of Assam, according to its disaster management authority, triggering landslides and causing riverbanks to swell. More than 5.5 million people have been affected in the state alone. In the nearby state of Meghalaya, at least 25 people have died since June 9, with 11 still missing and 22 more injured.
Disaster relief, providing shelter, food, and water. Heavy floods and landslides triggered by pre-monsoon rains in India's northeastern state of Assam have killed at least 10 people and affected more than 700,000. One of the world's largest rivers, the Brahmaputra, which flows into India and neighboring Bangladesh from Tibet, burst its banks in Assam over the past three days, inundating more than 1,900 villages. The flood situation is turning critical by the hour," Assam's water resources minister, Pijush Hazarika, told Reuters, adding that seven people had drowned in separate incidents during the past three days.
Disaster relief providing shelter, food and water. Support Victims India's Torrential Rain In Kerala State Torrential rain has battered the coastal state of Kerala since Friday, causing rivers to swell and flooding roads that left vehicles submerged in muddy waters, with some houses reduced to rubble. Thirteen people were killed in a landslide in the Kottayam district, according to state officials. Nine bodies have also been recovered from the site of another landslide in the district of Idduki, officials said, adding that two people are still unaccounted for. Three fishermen in the Malappuram district also remain missing. It's not just the flooding or landslides that have been the cause of death, two people died because they were trapped under a vehicle and two children died due to a wall collapsing. According to Nepal's Home Ministry, 77 people died this week from floods and landslides, after heavy rainfall that began on Monday. Some 22 people were injured, and 26 are missing.
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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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