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SITUATION REPORT ON BIHAR FLOODS : PGVS & CA ( 17.08.2017)

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

SITUATION REPORT-05: ASSAM FLOODS (15.08.2017)

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

REPORT OF JOINT RAPID NEED ASSESSMENT (JRNA) SOUTH BENGAL FLOOD 2017

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