South Asia Region: Floods 2014 - Information Bulletin n° 1

This bulletin is being issued for information only, and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The Nepal Red Cross Society and the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, with the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), have launched an Emergency Appeal and DREF respectively. While the Indian Red Cross Society and Pakistan Red Crescent Society have yet to determine if external assistance is required, and is therefore not seeking funding or other assistance from donors at this time.

The situation

South Asia region is currently experiencing this year severe floods that are affecting the population from four countries - Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and India.