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Floods wreak further havoc across India

By Biswajyoti Das GUWAHATI, India, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Swollen rivers around India rose further on Monday, posing new threats to millions of people as well as crops and wildlife, officials said. ...

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Floods bring death, damage to India's Assam

GUWAHATI, India, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Flooding from the rain-swollen Brahmaputra river in India's tea- and oil-rich state of Assam has killed hundreds of people and caused damage worth millions of...

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India - Floods and Landslides OCHA Situation Report No. 2

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 98/0279 India - Floods and Landslides OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2 September 1998 Approximately 31 million people affected Situation 1. According to the United Nations Resident...

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Bangladesh + 4 more

La Niña announces her arrival with killer floods in Asia

Over 3 000 deaths in Asia have been attributed to La Niña-provoked flooding since persistent rains began throughout the region in late June. Bangladesh and China have been hit the hardest - at least...

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Northern India - Landslides and Floods

Incessant 1998 monsoon rains have caused widespread damage in many parts of South Asia. All major rivers of the northern part of the subcontinent have broken their banks and overflowed into Northern...

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Afghanistan + 3 more

South Asia : Disasters

Information Bulletin No. 01 The Disasters The 1998 monsoon is causing havoc in many parts of South Asia. Incessant rain has caused all the main rivers in the north of the subcontinent (Brahmaputra,...

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India - Flood relief in Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh

ASIN83 The months of July, August and September - the monsoon period, spells floods for the rural Indian population. It is a routine part of their lives and the rural communities have developed...

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India floods affect millions, situation still grim

LUCKNOW, India, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of people have been marooned by floods in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh but state officials on Sunday said a break in the rains...

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Bangladesh + 6 more

Floods cause extensive crop damage in several parts of Asia

FAO GLOBAL INFORMATION AND EARLY WARNING SYSTEM ON FOOD AND AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW From late June onwards, persistent rains, attributed to the La Niña phenomenon, and consequent flooding have taken a...

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India's most populous state submerged under floods

Battered by landslides last week, India's most populous state is now submerged under floods that have killed 600 people this week and affected five-million others. The homes of at least 600,000...

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Floods Ravage Bihar, West Bengal also affected

India - 2/98 Following the CASA report on the landslides in Uttar Pradesh (ref. ACT Alert India 1/98 of 21 August) ACT member LWS India has contacted the Coordinating Office with the following report...

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India: Landslides

The Disaster A spate of massive landslides in the hill areas of Uttar Pradesh have killed approximately 300 people. On 18 August at 2.30 a.m. a huge landslide killed at least 255 people at Kalpa...

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India flooding worsens, thousands marooned

Army personnel were rushed to the eastern part of India'a Uttar Pradesh state on Monday to battle rising flood waters which have left thousands marooned, officials said. "This is the worst-ever flood...

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Oxfam Emergencies Bulletin - India

Floods The north and east of the country, especially Bihar, West Bengal and Assam, is suffering from serious flooding caused by the Brahmaputra river breaching embankments after heavy rainfall...

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Landslides in Uttar Pradesh - India

ACT member CASA has contacted the Coordinating Office today and reports the following concerning the landslides triggered by incessant rains in the early hours of 18th and 19th August in Uttar...

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Fresh India landslides, rain hit rescue work

By Sunil Kataria BAREILLY, India, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Fresh landslides and non-stop rain hit relief work in northern India on Friday as hopes faded of finding survivorser swept away by collapsing...

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India - Floods and Landslides OCHA Situation Report No. 1

Ref. OCHA/GVA - 98/0274India - Floods and Landslides OCHA Situation Report No. 1 20 August 1998 Landslides in Uttar Pradesh 1. The UN Resident Coordinator in New Delhi reports that a massive...

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India landslides death toll could cross 300

By Sunil Kataria BAREILLY, India, Aug 20 (Reuters) - India began evacuating thousands of villagers along two river valleys in the Himalayas on Thursday as officials and relief agencies said the death...

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