BIHAR FLOODS JOINT RAPID NEEDS ASSESSMENT (JRNA) REPORT August 2017
The report of JRNA on Bihar floods 2017 is out and it can be further accessed at JRNA PPTs on Bihar Floods_August 2017 for more information in details.
24 Camps in 9 districts – Presented Separately
• 49 Villages in 9 districts.
• Most affected districts selected for assessment.
• Districts Selected: Kishanganj, Araria, Purnea, Katihar, Sitamarhi, Darbhanga, Madhubani, E.Champaran, W.Champaran
• Target 6 Villages and 3 Camps per District
Overall, the assessment concludes an urgent need to respond to this humanitarian emergency since it is beyond the coping capacity of the affected people to withstand the impact of these unprecedented floods and will require extensive recovery and rehabilitation work in due course of time.
Short term and medium term needs should be prioritized in response.
The need for immediate relief is crucial and must be undertaken at a greater speed and scale.
Source: Bihar- Inter Agency Group
BASELINE REPORT RIGHT IN CRISIS ANALYSIS – MANIPUR FLOODS 2015
Manipur experienced heavy rain begin from 28th July 2015 which leads to worst flood in 200 years and landslide in Chandel District. They have not only caused damage to life and property but have worsened myriad of existing problems faced by the people. The assessments done by various agencies affirm that disasters disproportionately placed the people with disability and socially excluded in a more vulnerable situation and exposed them to a new set of problems and difficulties.
Identification and advocacy of the key issues prevalent in the community is of paramount importance which would feed into the sustainability of the post flood
5th Post Flood Core Committee Coordination meeting was organized by Sphere India in DSSS Imphal on 23rd September 2015 to discuss the process for Collaborative Advocacy. Sphere India gave a presentation on the aim, objectives, processes and outputs of Collaborative Advocacy for linking beneficiaries with government social protection schemes. Participants were requested to share their inputs in developing a concrete plan of action for this exercise. The agencies including Caritas India (DSSS), CASA, NEICORD, OXFAM India, PRDA and WSDC agreed to carry out Collaborative Advocacy exercise of Rights in Crisis analysis in 3 districts (Thoubal, Chandel and Bishnupur) of Manipur.
The finding and recommendation of baseline survey report on Right in Crisis Analysis report on Manipur Floods-2015 can be accessed at Baseline Report- Right in Crisis Analysis – Manipur Floods 2015
SITUATION REPORT ON BIHAR FLOODS : PGVS & CA ( 17.08.2017)
The flood situation is continued in Bihar state. Total 16 districts affected. As per News paper 87 peoples died and D M office, Patna says that 72 died on till 16th August 2017. The affected districts are Purnea, Kishanganj, Katihar, Araria, Madhepura, Supaul, East Champaran, West Champaran, Darbhanga, Madhubani, Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Muzzfarpur, Gopalganj, Sahrasa & Khagaria etc. The NDRF continued rescue work in wrost affected areas.
The detailed report can be accessed at Situation Report Bihar Alert 17 August 2017
The Situation Report on Bihar Floods released by the Department of Disaster Management, Government Report of Bihar, through Press Release (17.08.2017 – Evening) can be accessed at Situation Report on Bihar Floods (17.08.2017 ) and River Kosi
Emergency Coordination Meeting was held on 16th August 2017 at Guwahati from 3 to 5 pm in view of the critical flood situation in Assam. The minutes of the meeting of IAG Assam can be accessed at IAG Assam Minutes of the Emergency Coordination Meeting_ 16.08.2017
SITUATION REPORT-05: ASSAM FLOODS (15.08.2017)
Incessant rains in Assam and neighbouring North Eastern States have wreaked havoc inundating most parts of Assam. The situation turned critical after continuous rains over the week affecting 25 districts of Assam affecting 33,27,968 population in 3186 villages (ASDMA, 15th August 2017). The affected districts include Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Sonitpur, Biswanath, Udalguri, Darrang, Baksa, Nalbari, Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Chirang, Baksa, Dhubri, South Salmara, Goalpara, Morigaon, Nagaon, Karbi Anglong, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Kamrup.
Details information can be accessed at Situation Report 5 Assam Floods_IAG Assam_15th August_2017
SITUATION REPORT-03: NORTH BENGAL FLOOD REPORT (17.08.2017)
Northern districts of West Bengal are under flood. As of now flood water is increasing in Dakshin Dinajpur, Uttar Dinajpur and Part of Malda District. The details report can be accessed at 2017-08-17 Sitrep III North Bengal FLOOD
REPORT OF JOINT RAPID NEED ASSESSMENT (JRNA) SOUTH BENGAL FLOOD 2017
State Inter Agency Group West Bengal and Department of Disaster Management, Government of West Bengal has conducted a Joint Rapid Need Assessment in the six worst flood affected districts of Southern Bengal.
The JRNA followed sectoral approaches through District and Village level assessment Tools in selected Block and Gram Panchayets as suggested by the respective District Administrations. The assessment was carried out in randomly selected 19 flood affected communities from 11 Blocks of 6 districts through various Focus Group Discussions and interview with key informants. Secondary data was collected from respective authorities at District, Block and Panchayet level during the time of assessment by the team.
The detailed JRNA report on South Bengal Flood-2017 can be accessed at JRNA Report of SOUTH BENGAL Flood 2017
More information on Rajasthan floods situation can be further accessed through below link along with list of affected villages:-
The minutes of Inter-Agency Group- Rajasthan coordination meeting held on 2nd August, 2017 at Plan India, Jaipur can be accessed at Meeting minutes of IAG-Rajasthan 2nd August_2017