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Two bodies recovered from mudslide-hit J&K village

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Times of India

Sanjay Khajuria,TNN | Oct 1, 2014, 06.27 AM IST

JAMMU: Two more bodies were on Tuesday recovered from Saddal-Panjar in Jammu & Kashmir's Udhampur district over three weeks after the village was buried under a mudslide.

Police sources identified the two as Mukhtair Singh (32) and Ashu Devi (15).

At least 40 people were buried under the mudslide. "Seven bodies were recovered on September 9 while at least over 40 people were reported missing," said an officer.

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Monsoon season ends with 12% deficit

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Times of India

TNN | Oct 1, 2014, 06.38 AM IST

NEW DELHI: The monsoon season officially ended on Tuesday, as September drawing to a close, with the final rain deficit standing at 12%. This means the 2014 monsoon will be categorized as 'deficient'.

September turned out to be the best month of the monsoon season with rains across the country being 10% above normal. The all India weighted average rainfall in September was 191.5mm, as against a normal of 173.5mm.

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Floods in Pakistan mean misery for children

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World Vision

Author: Asif Raza

Zainab, 3, had never seen flood waters before. She didn’t understand how destructive they could be until she had witnessed the devastation herself. In addition to the visible marks left on the landscape, the floods have left their marks on Zainab as well. Due to the contaminated water, she is suffering from skin infections and high fever. She is also traumatized and trying to process the loss of her maternal grandfather, who drowned in the flood.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 24–30 September

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Segunda fase del Seguro Agrario indemnizó en 4 meses más de 6 millones de bolivianos

La Paz, 29 sep (ABI).- El director del Instituto del Seguro Agrario (INSA), Erik Murillo, informó el lunes que la segunda fase de ese programa indemnizó en 4 meses con más de 6 millones de bolivianos a pequeños productores en extrema pobreza que perdieron sus cultivos por los fenómenos climáticos.

"Desde hace cuatro meses ya hemos hecho varias indemnizaciones que sobrepasan los 6 millones de bolivianos y para adelante (hasta diciembre), tenemos otros pagos que van a llegar a los 10 millones de bolivianos", informó a la ABI.

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J&K, Meghalaya were unprepared to deal with floods: Rijiju

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Times of India

TNN | Sep 30, 2014, 06.21 AM IST

NEW DELHI: The Centre feels that both Jammu & Kashmir and Meghalaya were inadequately prepared to deal with the recent floods, though largely because they had not faced floods for a long time.

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281 dead, 29 missing in floods: J&K govt

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Times of India

M Saleem Pandit, TNN | Sep 30, 2014, 06.08 AM IST

SRINAGAR: Two hundred and eighty one people died and 29 are reported missing in the devastating floods that hit Jammu and Kashmir, state chief secretary Iqbal Khanday said at a press conference here on Monday.

He said that while 85 people died in the Kashmir Valley, the rest of the causalities were from the Jammu division. Khanday said that nearly 12 lakh people in the state were affected by the floods.

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Afghanistan Food Security Outlook Update September 2014

Second crop harvest likely average to above-average

KEY MESSAGES

  • The wheat harvest has progressed normally in high-elevation areas with average to above-average yields anticipated. Second crops, including rice, maize, vegetables, and fruit, developed normally with production expected to be similar to or more than last year. However, fruit and vegetable prices are lower than last year.

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Boletín Informativo no. 3757 - Más de 2 mil 800 afectados por las lluvias en el fin de semana

Las lluvias que se registraron en el territorio nacional durante el fin de semana, afectaron a 2 mil 893 personas y generaron daños leves, moderados y severos en 561 viviendas. Se reportan dos menores de edad víctimas de un derrumbe en San Marcos, según informes de situación que instituciones del Sistema de la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres –CONRED-, trasladaron al Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional –COE-.

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Deslizamientos de tierra dañan unas 16 casas en Huehuetenango

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Redhum

Fuente: Prensa Libre

La intensa lluvia que afecta el sur de Huehuetenango, dejó al menos 16 viviendas con daños en varios municipios y por eso unas 55 personas han sido evacuadas, informaron autoridades de la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres (Conred).

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The Salvation Army Responds To Devastating Floods In Northern Pakistan

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Salvation Army

SALVATION Army personnel in northern Pakistan are providing relief supplies to people who have been affected by the worst flooding in a generation. Torrential rain has led to flash floods and river surges which have devastated great swathes of northern Pakistan – particularly the Punjab, which is the country's main agricultural area. Salvation Army relief teams have been to many of the affected areas and – using funds from International Headquarters (IHQ) – 500 families in the Jhang District will receive food and cooking utensils.