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06 Sep 2017 description
About 13,000 people are ill with diarrhoea and respiratory infections in Bangladesh after floods in its north. In Nepal, 26,944 cases of illness have been reported by district health facilities.
04 Sep 2017 description
An estimated 30 million people have been affected by flooding in India. At the height of the emergency, 1.1 million people were hosted in 3,271 camps. People have begun to return home as water levels are dropping.
02 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The most urgent needs for children are clean water, hygiene supplies to prevent the spread of disease, food supplies and safe places in evacuation centres for children to play.
25 Aug 2017 description
The funds will go towards immediate humanitarian assistance comprising health, WASH, food security, nutrition, shelter, livelihood, protection, education and early recovery support for the coming six months.
25 Aug 2017 description
More than 460,000 people have been displaced from their homes. Some communities in the Rautahat, Banke, Bardiya, Mahottari, Dhanusa and Saptari districts remain inaccessible.
24 Aug 2017 description
Local charities say hundreds of lives were saved, possibly thousands, thanks to the mass government text alerts, which enabled people to flee before the worst rains hit.
24 Aug 2017 description
At least 900 people are known to have died. Tens of thousands of houses, as well as schools and hospitals, have been destroyed leaving people displaced and in urgent need of life-saving support.
22 Aug 2017 description
Red Cross and Red Crescent operations appeal for support to meet growing needs as fears rise for villages stranded by flood waters in large areas of Nepal, Bangladesh and India.
21 Aug 2017 description
Widespread floods have killed more than 800 people and displaced over a million in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with aid workers warning of severe food shortages and water-borne diseases.
19 Aug 2017 description
As of 18 August, about 44,700 families have been displaced. Affected people are facing challenges in accessing adequate health care due to a damaged road network.
18 Aug 2017 description
report CARE
As water moves downstream from India and Nepal, more districts are expected to be flooded in the coming days, with food, water, medicine and special care for pregnant and lactating women urgently needed. 
18 Aug 2017 description
report Plan
This response aims to support families in India, Bangladesh and Nepal who have lost their livelihoods following weeks of heavy, torrential monsoon rains in the South Asian countries.
17 Aug 2017 description
One of the most serious humanitarian crises this region has seen in many years is unfolding. Millions of people across large areas face food shortages and diseases, IFRC warned.
17 Aug 2017 description
Search and rescue teams have reached more than 100,000 people, but a key airport is closed and vital transport routes, communications, electricity and drinking water supplies are disrupted.
15 Aug 2017 description
report Plan
Flash floods and landslides triggered by weeks of continuous heavy rainfall have forced families from their homes, leaving them in desperate need of food, water, sanitation and shelter.
15 Aug 2017 description
Heavy rainfall in Nepal has caused severe flooding and landslides. As of 14 August, 66 people have died and 35 are missing. In Bangladesh, floods have affected an estimated 586,000 people.
15 Aug 2017 description
The rains have triggered widespread flooding and landslides in 27 of the country's 75 districts. Search and rescue efforts have been initiated.
14 Aug 2017 description
Flash floods have hit more than 15,000 farming families in southern Nepal. The disaster is threatening to cause a serious food shortage in the South Asian nation.
17 Jul 2017 description
Heavy monsoon rains have triggered flooding and landslides across Asia and the Pacific affecting millions of people. Tropical Storm Talas hit Viet Nam damaging at least 2,700 houses.
11 Jul 2017 description
The Family Planning Summit, convened in London on 11 July 2017, presents a critical opportunity to accelerate efforts to deliver family planning to women and girls globally— including those affected by humanitarian crises.