Over 170 people their lives in these states and over 10 million people have been affected by the heavy rains, landslides and flooding have affected many part of North and North-East India over the past week.

In Bihar, 106 people have died in the flash floods in Bihar due to excessive rainfall.  As per official figures, over 8 million people in 12 districts have been badly affected. The death toll in Assam has risen to 68.  Around 2.8 million people have been affected in 19 districts of Assam.

In West Bengal, many towns and villages remained inaccessible due to landslides caused by the heavy rains. Incessant rains and rising waters have also affected thousands of people in the states of Meghalaya and Mizoram.

A total of 26 teams of the NDRF has been deployed for relief and rescue operations. Relief work has been intensified by the state government, the Indian Army, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF).

The Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, has initiated the process of sending cash relief of INR 6000 directly into the bank accounts of flood-affected families. Over INR 18.1 million was disbursed among flood victims via direct bank transfer to over 300,000 families from flood-affected districts of Darbhanga, Purnea, Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, Purvi Champaran, Araria, Kishanganj, Saharsa, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, and Supaul.

The Assam Government has set up relief camps across the affected districts in the state. Around 970000 people are staying in over 700 relief camps.

World Vision India provided emergency relief to 1000 families in Kalimpong, West Bengal in the form of 25 kg rice and Tarpaulin sheets.

Our project in Guwahati will provide emergency relief to 126 families. We also plan to provide emergency relief to 1126 families in Morigaon, one of the worst-affected districts in Assam.

In Bihar, World Vision India plans to provide emergency relief to 1248 affected families in Darbhanga and to 1000 families in Purnea.

World Vision India teams have been part of the Inter agency group meeting in Assam, Bihar and West Bengal and are working in close co-ordination with the District administration.

You too can rush your support to the people affected by the floods. 

Visit https://www.worldvision.in/WaysToGive/emergency-relief.aspx#scrolltop to dontate

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