International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) today issued a press release and said that a humanitarian crisis is unfolding across large areas in South Asia, with more than 16 million people affected by monsoon floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India. Here is the full press release:
Kuala Lumpur/Geneva, 18 August 2017 — A humanitarian crisis is unfolding across large areas in South Asia, with more than 16 million people affected by monsoon floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India.
General Overview of current flood and landslide
(Information bulletin 2, Source : NRCS Disaster Management Department)
Statistical Situation Update (Landslide and Flood)
Red Cross volunteers and emergency teams are searching for survivors as flash floods and landslides have submerged thousands of homes in several parts of Nepal, mostly in the south of the country.
The floods and landslides have claimed at least 53 lives over the past three days, in the Terai region bordering India and other areas of Nepal, according to the Government of Nepal. Dozens more are missing or injured.
Several Villages inundated in southern Nepal
Incident and Relief Operation Report from Likhu, Ramechhap
Pratik Gurung and Arun Rai,Ramechhap
Red Cross supports flood and landslide affected people
Dibya Raj Poudel,