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27 Jul 2017 description
report Voice of America

The death toll from flooding in India climbed to 119 on Wednesday as floodwaters began to recede, officials said.

That number includes 25 people, including 17 from one family alone, that were found dead in the Banaskantha district, Gujarat on Wednesday.

"In all 25 bodies were fished out from two villages on the bank of Banas river," assistant superintendent of police Aksharaj Makwana told AFP.

26 Jul 2017 description

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China

Affected areas

Country-wide Cause of displacement Disaster

Figures More than 1.8 million new disaster displacements between 22 June and 12 July

Context

24 Jul 2017 description
report Sphere India

SITUATION IN INDIA

The floods situation in Gujarat, Odisha, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Mizoram are back to normal whereas floods situation in Assam has gradually improved, the numbers of affected districts has drop to nine on 23rd July, 2017.
Meanwhile, two people died as incessant rainfall caused flood-like situation in Birbhum, West Mindapore and East Midnapore districts of West Bengal on Sunday.

24 Jul 2017 description
report Caritas

Caritas India has deployed its staff to help and support flood-hit communities of Lakhimpur, Assam after flood water left thousands without home, food and clean drinking water.

21 Jul 2017 description
report Times of India

By Sanjay Khajuria | TNN

JAMMU: Seven people including four women were killed while eleven others were injured as cloudbursts triggered flash floods in Doda and Kishtwar districts of the state. "Cloudburst hit at 2.20am in Thathri in Doda district," police said on Thursday.

20 Jul 2017 description
report Government of India
  1. CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (DAILY WATER LEVELS AND FORECASTS FOR LEVEL FORECAST SITES)

    According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) report dated 18/07/2017, there is no Unprecedented and High flood site in the country. However 04 Moderate flood sites have been reported in Assam (03) & Bihar (01) respectively.

18 Jul 2017 description
  • Severe weather, including thunderstorms and heavy rain, continues to affect several areas of the country, causing casualties and damage.

18 Jul 2017 description
report Caritas

Low attendance: The enrolment of the children in the LP School is high approximately 80% however, the attendance in the school is very less before and after flood. One of the important reasons is due to the frequent flood which is leading to displacement of the children every year.

17 Jul 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Flooding in North-Eastern State of Assam, India-RRF No. 08/2017

There have been heavy torrential rains since 2nd July 2017 in the North-Eastern state of Assam in India. The rains have continued and the floods have intensified in the last 48 hours. 24 districts of Assam have been affected during this current phase of floods. A population of 1,718,135 has been badly affected by current floods and is struggling with the worsening flood situation in the state.

17 Jul 2017 description

BANGLADESH

Monsoon rains have triggered flooding across 11 districts in northeastern Bangladesh, affecting at least 1.3 million people as of 16 July. NGO partners report that vast areas of Moulvibazar and Sylhet remain under water affecting agricultural livelihoods. The Government has released cash grants and distributed food to the affected districts.

PHILIPPINES

17 Jul 2017 description
report Government of India

The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju, who is leading a high-level Central Team to review the flood situation in the North-East Region (NER), visited the flood affected districts of Lakhimpur and Dhemaji in Assam today.