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Odisha Flood - DREF operation n° MDRIN007

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate...

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ACT Alert: Flooding in Orissa

Geneva, 15 September 2011 1. Brief description of the emergency Fresh rains triggered by a low pressure have compounded the plight of marooned people in flood-hit parts of Orissa. The flood affected...

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Relief and pain rain from the sky

Ashis Senapati, TNN | Sep 16, 2011, 09.18AM IST Kendrapada: Uma Satapathy (52) and his neighbours in a flood-hit Kendrapada village were starving for four days. When suddenly they heard the...

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New Floods Wash Over Pakistan, India

By Jennifer Hardy, CRS digital and new media communications officer While 6 to 8 feet of water submerges homes in Orissa province in India, floodwaters are also packing a second punch to people in...

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Flood victims of Morgaon tehsil to get quick relief

GONDIA: Unabated rain in Gondia district, particularly Arjuni Morgaon tehsil last week caused major damage to property and crops. Collector Awinash Zade and other officials visited the effected...

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Emergency appeal launched after devastating floods in India

Stephen Ryan This year’s monsoon season has been a harsh one across south Asia, with severe flooding affecting four countries. In India, more than 10 million people in Assam, Bihar, Orissa, Uttar...

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Monsoon rains cause misery for over 16 million South Asians

A staggering 16 million people have now been affected by flooding caused by heavy and sustained monsoon rains falling across South Asia. The floods have caused massive displacement of populations...

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Orissa Govt sounds flood alert in several districts

Minati Singha, TNN | Sep 8, 2011, 12.14PM IST BHUBANESWAR: The Orissa government on Wednesday sounded an alert in several districts in the wake of rising water levels in major rivers following heavy...

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More rain to follow, predicts Met office

BHUBANESHWAR/BALASORE: There seems to be no respite from rain for most parts of Orissa. Even as heavy rain over the past week disturbed normal life in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, a fresh cyclonic...

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