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In pictures - Floods in South Asia

In recent days and weeks, severe monsoon rains have led to landslides and flash floods causing death and destruction across large swathes of South Asia. In Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan - millions of people have been affected and massive damage has been caused to homes and local infrastructure.



Across India, the south-west monsoon has triggered floods affecting more than 3 million people with the death toll rising to over 1,000 across the worst-affected States of Assam, Bihar, Meghalaya, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal. Indian Red Cross volunteers played a key role in evacuating people stranded by flash floods in Srinagar, Kashmir. India Red Cross Society

 

four days of intense rains has led to the worst flooding in 50 years in the Indian region of Jammu and Kashmir. - See more at: http://www.ifrc.org/en/news-and-media/news-stories/international/relief-effort-gathers-pace-as-monsoon-floods-ravage-south-asia-67006/#sthash.b1dwDHL0.dpuf

First Medical Responders coming to the rescue of flood-affected people in Srinagar, Kashmir.  Four days of intense rains has led to the worst flooding in 50 years in the Indian region of Jammu and Kashmir. India Red Cross Society

 

Volunteers from the Indian Red Cross Society have been supporting evacuation efforts, rescuing stranded people and taking them to temporary evacuation centers. India Red Cross Society

 

More than 15,000 people have been evacuated and Red Cross emergency responders are experiencing difficulties in providing sufficient shelter for the high number of evacuees. India Red Cross Society

 

Sheikh Abdul Hameed, Chairman AJK Branch of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (in grey), listening to the villagers during an assessment of the area in the wake of the recent monsoon floods that have severely hit the provinces of Punjab and Gilgit Baltistan, and the state of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan Red Crescent Society

 

  A raging River Jhelum in District Bagh as a result of the recent monsoon floods that have severely hit the provinces of Punjab and Gilgit Baltistan, and the state of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan Red Crescent Society

 

A Pakistan Red Crescent Society staff registers beneficiaries of the recent floods in Muzaffarabad district. Pakistan Red Crescent Society

 

Nosheen feeds her kid at the emergency shelter provided by the Pakistan Red Crescent Society in Sheikh Basti in Bagh district. She lost everything to the recent monsoon floods that have severely hit the provinces of Punjab and Gilgit Baltistan, and the state of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan Red Crescent Society

 

The sanitary workers’ community resides in temporary emergency shelters provided by the Pakistan Red Crescent Society in Sheikh Basti in Bagh district. For the fifth consecutive year,  Pakistan is reeling from the impact of severe monsoon flooding. Pakistan Red Crescent Society

For the fifth consecutive year,  Pakistan is reeling from the impact of severe monsoon flooding. - See more at: http://www.ifrc.org/en/news-and-media/news-stories/asia-pacific/pakistan/death-toll-rises-and-evacuations-continue-as-floods-worsen-in-pakistan-67014/#sthash.mO7uefoZ.dpuf

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