Assam floods 2017 – a snapshot

  • 160 lives lost
  • 4 lakh people affected
  • 500,000 homeless

Assam floods 2016 – a snapshot

  • 8 million people affected
  • 28 people dead
  • 81% of Kaziranga National Park was submerged
  • 300 wild animals dead
  • 200,000 hectares of agricultural land adversely affected.

Bhoomika’s Relief Efforts

Parts of Assam were facing massive floods in 2016, causing wide scale devastation and loss of life and belongings. Bhoomika Trust helped the affected families rebuild their lives and provided 1500 cooking utensils kits to affected families. In 2017, once again we came forward to support flood hit North East by providing 2000 tarpaulins and 4000 blankets to affected families.

ASSAM 2016 MAP
References for Assam Floods 2017:

  1. http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/all-you-need-to-know-about-assam-floods/article19629482.ece
  2. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/worst-flood-in-29-years-hits-assam/articleshow/60050865.cms
  3. http://metro.co.uk/2017/07/10/extreme-floods-in-india-kill-28-people-and-leave-500000-homeless-6769200/
  4. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/13-killed-850-villages-under-water-as-assam-floods-worsen-1721578
  5. https://www.indiatimes.com/news/india/assam-floods-continue-to-leave-people-homeless-39-000-have-lost-their-homes-so-far-325376.html

References for Assam Floods 2016:

  1. http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/28-dead-in-Assam-floods-in-two-weeks/article14547595.ece
  2. http://floodlist.com/asia/india-assam-floods-worsen-july-2016
  3. https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/assam-floods-eight-lakh-people-affected-across-14-districts/story-NKwOjJIHRh76dJlvwPYodO.html
  4. http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/assam-floods-90000-affected-brahmaputra-above-danger-mark-2895709/
  5. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Over-300-animals-killed-in-Assam-floods-in-Kaziranga/articleshow/53509005.cms

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