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Sewa Bharati appeal for Support: Flood Devastation in the Northeast of India

Source: Newspapers from Northeast

Support the flood Victims in the Northeast India

Seva bharathi, Lakhimpur,

A/C No: 50038395775
Allahabad Bank,

the floods in the State have become critical, particularly in Dhemaji, Jonai and Dhakuwakhana. At least eight persons have lost their lives, while 8 lakh people were rendered homeless and thousands of hectares of cultivated land washed away by surging water. Further, railway and road communication have been disrupted.

Over three and half lakh affected and led homeless by floods in 6 districtsIn North Lakhimpur alone, more than 65,000 people have been said to have been affected by flood in different villages. This is the official figure and as it is being believed that the number would be much more. The number of people affected in Dhemaji and other districts together has brought the number of flood hit people in the state to over three and half lakhs. So far seven deaths have been reported.293 out of 423 earthen banks on Ass…

Support Sewa Bharati Efforts: Over 3.26 lakh people hit by floods in ASSAM

Source: Assamtribune
Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Aug 18 – The number of people affected by the current wave of flood in the State has shot up to over 3.26 lakh. The number of districts affected by the flood wave has also shot up to six with the inclusion of Chirang district in the list. Fresh flood waters of the Jiadhal and the Gai River have inundated some new areas today in Dhemaji district.The current wave has affected 335 villages in 11 revenue circles of the State and led to death of six persons, including the two in Lakhimpur district, one in Sonitpur district and three in Dhemaji district, said the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) sources here.However, the Dhemaji District Disaster Management Authority (DDDMA) sources told this newspaper that the current wave of flood has taken a toll of four human lives.According to SDMA sources here, the current wave has affected a crop area of 69,667 hectares and has damaged 297 kutcha houses and 17 RCC bridges and culverts. In all, 1…