The Northeastern state of India, Assam (and now Bihar as well!) has been hit hard by floods situation, which has affected more than 17 lakhs people with death toll 34, and nearly 12 lakhs animals, including submerging the Kaziranga National Park.
Jorhat, Golaghat, Darrang, Dhemaji, Bongaigaon, Lakhimpur, Goalpara, Sonitpur, Barpeta, Dhubri and Nagaon districts have been the worst-affected while farmers across 22 districts have incurred heavy losses in farming and poultry businesses. People in Assam need an urgent support and relief, while the Army was called upon for rescue operations. Nearly 463 relief camps have been setup already as the situation is evolving (July 31 report).
Daily official reports from the Assam State Disaster Management Authority available at: http://asdma.gov.in/reports.
NEWS MEDIA UPDATES.
- http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/assam-floods-eight-lakh-people-affected-across-14-districts/story-NKwOjJIHRh76dJlvwPYodO.html, Aug 4
- http://indianexpress.com/article/trending/trending-in-india/this-post-of-a-girl-from-assam-on-floods-is-going-viral-now-and-its-amazing-how-things-havent-changed-2953932/, Aug 4
- http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/assam-floods-drown-villages/article8932148.ece, Aug 2
- http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160802/jsp/frontpage/story_100095.jsp#.V6H1VZMrKRt, Aug 2
- http://www.livemint.com/Politics/ojOJyhFzOVZAXdV6A5iJXK/Assam-floods-Eight-rhino-calves-among-107-animals-rescued-f.html, Aug 2
- http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/assam-floods-death-toll-climbs-to-34-over-110-000-people-affected/story-dYhFe0Jkk0zwhNKZGxYylO.html, Aug 1
- http://www.deccanherald.com/content/561594/assam-bihar-flood-situation-grim.html, Aug 1
- http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/Flood-situation-remains-grim-in-Assam/articleshow/53479161.cms, Jul 31
- http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/07/scores-dead-millions-affected-floods-hit-india-160730170119153.html, Jul 30
article/india/india-news- india/assam-flood-death-toll- rise-lacks-suffer-help- 2941422/ , Jul 29
news/flood-situation-in-assam- worsens-leaves-21-dead-1437547, Jul 28
- National Disaster Helpline: 011-1078
- Assam State Disaster Management Authority Helpline: 1079
- National Disaster Management Authority Helpline:
EVOLVING RESPONDER LIST: GOs/ NGOs/ CITIZEN GROUPS.
- State Disaster Response Force, Assam State Disaster Management Authority: http://asdma.gov.in
- National Disaster Response Force – @NDRFHQ
- NDMA – @ndmaindia
- Goonj – @goonj
- Oxfam India – @oxfamindia
- Indo-Global Social Service Society – @_IGSSS
- Rapid Response – @
- The SARA – @
- AnybodyCanHelp – @AnybodyCanHelp
- Others: #AssamFloods, #AssamFlood2016
We at InCrisisRelief in collaboration with Twitter India are looking to reach out to the affected people and working for #DisasterCitizenship — creating a stakeholder group of organizations responding to the situation.
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