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
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
The Situation Report-1 on Bihar floods 2017 can be accessed at 15.08.2017 Bihar Flood siutation report Bihar Alert
Bihar is facing second spill of flood situation after Ganga water crosses danger level. Districts adjoining Ganga are getting swamped and having population badly affected by the current of water moving in the houses.
As per CWC Report, Water Level of Ganga at Patna Gandhighat crossed danger level and reached 50.43 Meters which has also crossed the previous highest flood level recorded which was 50.27 Meter during 1994.
Major Affected Districts: Patna, Munger, Vaishali, Samastipur, Bhojpur, Begusarai, Khagaria, Saran
For detailed information, please find enclosed SITREP- Second Spill of Floods in Bihar as on 21st August.SITREP-Second Spill of Floods in Bihar- 21st August
With no rain in past 24 hours, water level in the affected districts have been started receding as reported by local NGOs and IAG members from different districts. However, thereat is continued to be there in the areas near Nepal Boarder. It has been heard that about 10 km stretch in Supaul district near Nepal is lying at risk due to second spill of heavy rain started in Nepal which may again aggravate the flood situation in adjoining areas of Bihar State. 50 lac population got affected till the date.
Bihar- No rainfall from 31st July to 4th August
For detailed information, please follow the link
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