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South Asian Govts don’t have flood prevention at heart

South Asian Govts don’t have flood prevention at heart

This year we have seen the most devastating floods to hit South Asia in a decade. Flooding has killed more than 1,400 people. The focus is on the poor planning and lack of preparedness for annual monsoon rains, as authorities in the different countries struggle to get aid to millions of the displaced and affected […]

Floods douse funeral pyres across North India

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Floods douse funeral pyres across North India

Holy Smoke! They’re turning rooftops into funeral pyres in the Holy City of Benaras. They’re setting funeral pyres alight in the bye-lanes of Allahabad, while in Bihar they’re crying for dry firewood to cremate their dear departed. The Monsoon floods that are ravaging the cities, have added to the tears of an already dispossessed people… […]

What those flood affected people are saying….

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What those flood affected people are saying….

After 40 years Patna is again facing the fear of flood. Various places in Bihar like Patna, Vaishali, Buxar, Bhojpur, Saran, Begusarai, Samastipur, Lakhisarai, Khagaria, Munger, Bhagalpur and Katihar has been facing this inundation. In Patna the water level of River Ganga has risen above the danger mark. This flooding has caused lots of damage […]

Patna people fear massive flood

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Patna people fear massive flood

Sir, Bihar is a state where several rivers flow along with their tributaries such as Ganga, Kosi, Bagmati, Sone, Punpun, Gandhak, Phalgu and so on. A few days back the water level of river Ganga, Koshi and Gandhak has crossed their respective danger marks in ┬áseveral districts of north Bihar.Flooding has caused the loss of […]

Assam’s Flood-trapped Animals

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Assam’s Flood-trapped Animals

The overall flood situation in Assam has turned from bad to the worse. The water level of Brahmaputra and its tributaries continue to rise, submerging houses, farmlands and wildlife sanctuaries. It has not only affected human beings but also ┬áthe wildlife as well. Over 80% of the rhino habitat of Kaziranga National Park is flooded […]