India - Floods Information Report No.4

Report
from UN Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 24 Jul 1996
Ref: DHAGVA - 96/0212
1. THE UN/DHA RESIDENT COORDINATOR IN NEW DELHI PROVIDED THE FOLLOWING UP-DATE ON THE DAMAGE CAUSED DUE TO FLOODS ASSOCIATED WITH THE CURRENT MONSOON SEASON AS PROVIDED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA:

DAMAGE CAUSED BY FLOODS IN INDIA
AS OF 23 JULY 1996

STATES
DISTRICTS
AFFECTED NO.
HOUSES
DAMAGED NO.
CROP AREA
DAMAGED (HEC)
HUMAN LIVES
LOST NO.
ANDHRA PRADESH
14
21,517
15,000
100
ARUNACHAL PRADESH
12
-
-
1
ASSAM
16
-
182,000
17
BIHAR
11
2,717
-
3
GUJARAT
19
50,849
3,000
54
HARYANA
4
12,083
15,000
14
JAMMU AND KASHMIR
11
17,094
45,000
39
KARNATAKA
17
3,248
-
106
KERALA
14
10,734
21,000
32
MAHARASHTRA
19
1,611
-
114
PUNJAB
2
-
-
4
RAJASTHAN
13
104,513
46,000
111
TAMIL NADU
13
38,296
5,000
54
TRIPURA
1
-
-
7
UTTAR PRADESH
14
21,549
62,000
51
WEST BENGAL
5
84,209
-
24
TOTAL
185
368,420
394,000
731

2. NO FORMAL REQUEST HAS BEEN MADE BY THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA FOR ANY EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE.

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