Water Sanitation Hygiene

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25 Jul 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

25 Jul 2016 description


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

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

19 Jul 2016 description
report Sphere India


Incessant rains have hit the people hard in Uttrakhand that continued to pound the state causing most rivers to breach its bench mark where rivers like Saryu, Sharda, Gauri and Bhagirathi are flowing above danger mark while Alaknanda and Mandakini could breach the danger mark anytime. It was reported that over 900 pilgrim were standard on char dham yatra route at different point due to the incessant rain triggered by landslide blocking vehicular movement.

15 Jul 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

15 Jul 2016 description
report Times of India

Jaipur: As south west monsoon has covered entire state on Thursday and there has been incessant rainfall in some parts of the state, some of the major dams in the state have got an increase in their water level. The increased water level in two spells of monsoon so far has brought smiles on the faces of farmers as they will get water for irrigation and on officials of PHED as drinking water crisis problem would be solved.

11 Jul 2016 description
report Sphere India


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


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.

29 Jun 2016 description
report AlertNet

by Shuriah Niazi | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 06:59 GMT

BHOPAL, India, June 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Imrat Namdev and her younger sister Pushpa Namdev were neighbours in Chhatarpur district, in the drought-hit Indian region of Bundelkhand. Both relied on the same well for water and, according to police, frequently quarrelled over how much the other was using.

Read the story on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

28 Jun 2016 description

Gangnauli , India | AFP | Tuesday 6/28/2016 - 03:37 GMT | 636 words

by Trudy HARRIS

As large swathes of drought-devastated India desperately wait for the monsoon rains to arrive, one village in the dry, hot north is flush with water.

But this farming area's bountiful water supplies are feared contaminated with heavy metals, underscoring the profound challenges facing the world's second most populous nation.

23 Jun 2016 description

Over the long term, pressures on food and nutrition security in Asia and the Pacific are likely to intensify due to changing demographic and consumption patterns.

The Asia and the Pacific is one of the world’s most dynamic regions, where rapid transformations make it necessary to rethink strategies for food and nutrition security.

20 Jun 2016 description
report Government of India


According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) report dated 16/06/2016, there is no Unprecedented and High flood site in the country. However, 01 moderate flood site has been reported as under:

i) River Desang at Nanglamoraghat, District- Sibsagar, Assam is flowing at 95.11 m against danger level 94.46 m with Steady Trend.