More than 100 people were killed and 6 million affected by floods in South Asia
The reason natural disasters are floods due to monsoon rains. The disaster has covered the territory of India and Nepal.
Today, 16 July, the rains stopped in Nepal , but the disaster is far from completion — expected heavy rains in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan in the coming days.
Officials said that Nepal is currently the hardest hit, killing at least 78 people. Another 29 people were killed in the North-Eastern Indian States of Bihar and Assam.
Flash floods also occurred in Pakistan and Bangladesh, which border India on the East and West respectively. 28 people died in Pakistan, and 16 in Bangladesh, according to authorities.
According to official statements, the flooding affected more than 6.7 million people in India — around 2.5 million in Bihar and 4.2 million in Assam.
In the border area was flooded with more than a million hectares of arable land (2 471 054 acre), damaged roads and houses, and dead livestock, and destroyed entire wildlife reserves.
Federal and state authorities continue to work around the clock in all four affected countries to evacuate those in high-risk areas. More than 42 000 employees of the security service in Nepal were mobilized for rescue and assistance, including the police, the army and the military.
The images show how they help children and taken older people from flooded homes in an orange inflatable boat.
Currently rescuers are working hard to provide housing and basic importance of all the victims. According to authorities, more than 116 000 people in Bihar and 83 000 people in Assam have been evacuated to temporary shelters, and government agencies are distributing rice, biscuits, baby food and candles in hundreds of care centers.
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Meanwhile, in Bangladesh, over 200,000 people were evacuated and living in temporary camps.
Monsoon rains began on Thursday in Nepal and the major rivers rose to dangerous levels, according to the Nepalese Ministry of internal Affairs.
Such heavy rains occur every year — they bring much needed water to farmers and drought-affected regions every year, but sudden showers are also regularly trigger fatal floods and landslides.
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