India

Appeal: Emergency Response to Floods in Odisha State, India – IND 171

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Appeal Target: US$ 76,800

Balance: US$ 18,300

The state of Odisha has been witnessing incessant rainfall from 15.07.2017, because of which flash floods occurred in river Nagabali and Kalyani of Rayagada district. More than 28,000 people in 50 villages under Rayagada Block and 20 villages under Kalyansinghpur Block have been affected.

Three bridges were washed away resulting in disruption of road communication. Flood water is flowing above the Rayagada – Andhra Pradesh road. Railway Bridge between Therubali & Singapur Road stations has been washed away.

More than 28,000 people in 50 villages under Rayagada Block and 20 villages under Kalyansinghpur Block have been affected. In Rayagada district the flood has damaged many houses and household materials including the valuables and agricultural crops besides causing small scale human and cattle causalities. It has also caused immense suffering and pain for the marooned people as they remain cut off for days together.