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28 Jul 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

I. NARRATIVE SUMMARY DETAILS OF THE EMERGENCY Heavy torrential rains during the last few days have caused floods in North-Eastern states of India. The flood situation continues to remain grim in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. As of the 24th of July, so far 7 people have died and over 600,000 people have been affected in Assam, while over 100 households in Arunachal Pradesh were rendered homeless. The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) reported that over 50,000 people in 130 villages have been affected.

28 Jul 2016 description
report Sphere India

As per the information received from the Government sources as on 26th July 2016, around 15,70,571 people have been affected by flood in 19 districts of Assam due to incessant monsoon rain. The most affected districts are; Barpeta, Dhubri (2,52,200), Jorhat (1,88,645), Dhemaji (1,85,550), Golaghat (1,19,401), Bongaigaon (1,15,061), Lakhimpur(1,05,811), Goalpara (88,708), Biswanath (78,817), Dibrugarh (75,048), Darang (73,850) and Morigaon (71,647). District authorities have opened 322 Relief Camps and 60 Relief Distribution Centre that house total 1,27,786 inmates.

26 Jul 2016 description
  • The flooding situation in Assam has further deteriorated with the number of affected people increasing to 1.2 million. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 220 relief camps with 88 133 persons and 130 relief distribution centres are currently operating to address the situation.

  • Media reports claim that 7 people have lost their lives due to floods. Loss of crop, shelter and infrastructure like roads, embankments and bridges is also being reported.

25 Jul 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

25 Jul 2016 description

CHINA

Since 18 July, continuous heavy rainfall affected several areas of northern, central and eastern China triggering floods and landslides. As of 21 July, around 10.5 million people were affected in eight provinces (including Shanxi, Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Liaoning, Shandong, Henan, and Inner Mongolia). An estimated 337,000 people were temporarily relocated due to floods.

24 Jul 2016 description
report Sphere India

As per information received from the government sources nearly 2,90,880 people are affected in 9 districts of Assam due to the incessant rainfall. The water levels of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries are flowing above the danger level in many districts. The situation has turned critical in Bongaigaon District with 84,518, Jorhat District with 75,835, Golaghat District 74,880 and in Dhemaji Didtrict with 43,404 populations being affected. As per information received from local news channels about 50% of Kaziranga National Park is under flood water.

23 Jul 2016 description
report Sphere India

As per the information received from government as well as from local news papers about 1,80,716 people are affected by flood in 7 districts of Assam as per information received from ASDMA on 21st July 2016. The situation has turned crititical in Bongaigaon District as reported in local news papers. Among the worst affected districts include Golaghat with 86,306 population being affected and Jorhat District with 53,127 population.

21 Jul 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

Preliminary Appeal Target: USD 307,454

Balance Requested: US$ 307,454

PRIORITY NEEDS
• Emergency Assistance/NFI
• Food Security
• Livelihood Recovery
• Shelter
• Water, Sanitation)and Hygiene (WASH)

15 Jul 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

12 Jul 2016 description

By Isheeta Sumra

The first 1,000 days are a critical window of opportunity to give a child the best possible start in life for good nutrition for cognitive and physical development. WFP and the government of Kerala are helping parents give their children this essential boost with food distributed through social safety nets.

12 Jul 2016 description
report Reuters - AlertNet

India's monsoon rains, though vital for agriculture, regularly bring death and destruction

NEW DELHI, July 11 (Reuters) - Flash floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 22 people in India and forced more than 170,000 from their homes, officials said on Monday, as forecasters predicted more downpours in coming days.

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11 Jul 2016 description

CHINA

On 8 July Typhoon Nepartak made landfall near Taitung, Taiwan Province of China, as a Cat. 4 super typhoon with wind speeds of 234 km/h. Three people were reportedly killed and nearly 17,400 people were evacuated as a result of the storm, which caused storm surges and widespread damage to buildings and infrastructure.

11 Jul 2016 description
report Government of India

In Assam, the flood situation is improved.

After days of incessant rains, people got some relief today in Upper Assam.

There was no report of inundation of new areas in worst hit Jorhat district and 9 relief camps and relief distribution centers have been set up in Golaghat, Jorhat and Barpeta districts.

Rice, dal, salt are being distributed by administrations among flood hit people.

Nearly 1 lakh 34 thousand people have been affected in seven districts.

11 Jul 2016 description
report Sphere India

A. SITUATION REPORT

After battering Satna district, Monsoon Rain continues to lash State Capital Bhopal and westward districts. The capital city Bhopal has recorded 175 mm of rain which is the highest rainfall recorded in span of 24 hours during the last 10 years. On 9th July, the flood situation had affected large no. of population, however, it is coming down in many areas.

No warning for next 24 hours as per IMD Bhopal.

Source: Media & IMD

B. IMAPCT OF THE SITUATION:

06 Jul 2016 description
report Sphere India

A. SITUATION REPORT:

Nearly 88, 390 people were affected by floods in 07 districts of Assam due to incessant monsoon rains. The situation is worse in Lakhimpur district with 57,190 people affected followed by Golaghat district with 21, 369 people affected. District authorities have opened 07 relief distribution camps in Lakhimpur district.

Damage to crops, livestock and infrastructure are reported in the affected districts. No Causalities reported.

Source: Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), Govt. of Assam and IAG-Assam

05 Jul 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

Geneva, 4 July 2016

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

On Thursday, the 30th of June, several cloudbursts caused heavy rainfalls – recorded over 100mm within two hours – which subsequently lead to flooding and landslides in Uttarakhand which were responsible for killing at least 30 people in Pithoragarh and Chamoli districts. Several people are missing and feared to have been washed away in a crisis that brought back memories of the deadly floods in 2013 which claimed nearly 6,000 lives.

04 Jul 2016 description

CHINA

Torrential rainfall over the middle and lower Yangtze River during the past week exacerbated flooding in the surrounding areas. The most recent rainfall affected nearly 2.8 million people in 11 provinces (Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan, Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou, and Yunnan). At least 14 deaths have been recorded and some 20 people are reported missing, with 120,000 people temporarily relocated due to the recent flooding.

02 Jul 2016 description
report Caritas

he first situation report sent to Caritas by local partner (KSSS) confirms heavy damage to life and property in Chamoli district.

Torrential rain since midnight of July 30 created flashfloods along the small and big river banks causing erosion in the market places. Residential buildings along these banks are reportedly collapsed.

“Discussions with families affected by the cloudburst indicate a huge loss of assets including property, legal and bank documents, livestock, household items, vehicles and more”, the report says.