This flood can have a high humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.
Updated: this report is based on update number 4.
- Flood Magnitude 6.36
- from 19/09/2012 00:00 UTC to 15/10/2012 23:59 UTC
- 21 killed and 2000000 displaced
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About casualties: 1
| Last hour: 0
Acting on disaster warnings: Don't miss the human factor
Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:27:00 +0200
We need to understand why some people act on early warnings while others ignore them, says disaster preparedness specialist Sudhir Kumar.
People and organisations: Japan Times
Nepal: Disaster risk reduction scheme uses bamboo to keep villagers dry
Mon, 15 Oct 2012 11:29:00 +0200
“When my village floods, which it does almost annually, we never know how bad it will get. Some people lose their whole house, most will lose some crops and everyone will be affected in some way,” says 32 year-old Ms. Sita Gaire, of Shivamandir village in Southern Nepal.
People and organisations: United Nations
Floods in India displaced 1.8 million children
Mon, 15 Oct 2012 09:32:00 +0200
The three waves of devastating floods in India's north state of Assam this year have left nearly 1.8 million children, along with their families, displaced, an assessment done by an NGO said Monday.
People and organisations: Save The Children
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