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Sewa Bharati Northern India Flood Relief Appeal

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AP Villagers move through floodwaters in Bareily, Uttar Pradesh, on Monday.
PTI Villagers trying to save people from an inundated village after water from Kalagarh Dam was released, in Moradabad on Sunday. India floods leave 2m homeless, destroy crops 
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Local residents stand on a flooded road after heavy monsoon rains at Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh September 20, 2010.
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60 villages in Yamunanagar flooded, Punjab, Haryana hit badly September 09, 2010 Flood ravages Chhattisgarh''s Bastar region; five dead Flood paralyzes North India, Delhi on alert:Thursday, September 9, 2010, 11:12 [IST]Flood red alert in Arunachal Pradesh 88,000 people evacuated in rain-hit Andhra Pradesh25 north Bihar villages flooded
At least 25 north Bihar villages were flooded when waters from the Gandak river breached the makeshift embankment in the early hours of Sund…

Sewa Bharati to rehabilitate Leh flood victims

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THE relief operation by Sangh swayamsevaks in flood hit areas of Ladakh is still going on. According to Shri Srinivas Murthy, Uttar Kshetra Sewa Pramukh of the RSS, a total of 70 trucks relief material collected from Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, etc. has already been dispatched to Ladakh with the help of the Army and the relief material has been distributed in 49 of the total 52 affected villages. He said the Sangh swayamsevaks during the rescue operations saved the life of 27 people. He further said that a total of 207 dead bodies were recovered and about 225 people are still missing. The whole Ladakh region was divided into four parts for conducting a survey of the damage. Now the Sewa Bharati activists have decided to set up hostel, multi-purpose community centres and also building houses for the victims in all 52 villages, he said. The imposition of Code of Conduct after the announcement of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Council elections have adversily affected …