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Helicopter services in Uttarakhand's flood-hit Arakot suspended following two crashes in four days, may impact relief work
India

Helicopter services in Uttarakhand's flood-hit Arakot suspended following two crashes in four days, may impact relief work

District administration on Saturday announced that helicopter services were temporarily suspended in Arakot region after two helicopters crashed in the area.

In Sangli's Juni Dhamani village, normalcy remains a distant dream post-August floods
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In Sangli's Juni Dhamani village, normalcy remains a distant dream post-August floods

For the residents of Juni Dhamani, this delay in returning to normalcy has meant their nightmare is far from over.

As Maharashtra floods yet again, residents of a village in Kolhapur gather what remains of their lives
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As Maharashtra floods yet again, residents of a village in Kolhapur gather what remains of their lives

Memories of the 2005 Maharashtra floods haunt the residents of Kavathesar village in Kolhapur district. While some await their return to their homes, others go back to starting their lives from scratch.

Kerala, After The Flood: High-level delegation to source relief funds from West Asia and other nations, says Pinarayi Vijayan
India

Kerala, After The Flood: High-level delegation to source relief funds from West Asia and other nations, says Pinarayi Vijayan

The delegation from Kerala will travel to West Asia, the US, Australia, Germany, Canada, and along with the support of various Malayali organisations in these countries, will seek funds for rebuilding the flood-hit state.

In the wake of Kerala floods, diarrhea, dengue on the rise in the state: Health ministry
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In the wake of Kerala floods, diarrhea, dengue on the rise in the state: Health ministry

Centre to send 30 specialist doctors, 40 nurses and 12 diagnostic teams to attend to flood-hit areas

Kodagu floods: 1,800 people return to their homes from relief camps across district, 3,227 remain displaced
India

Kodagu floods: 1,800 people return to their homes from relief camps across district, 3,227 remain displaced

Relief Commissioner Gangaram Baderia said in a statement that the flood-hit Kodagu district in Kerala is slowly returning to normalcy. The 51 temporary relief shelters, which housed 5,041 people across the district last week, have come down to 32, with 3,227 people residing in them.

Siddaramaiah slams Nirmala Sitharaman for lashing out at Karnataka minister, says state officials 'not inferior to the Centre'
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Siddaramaiah slams Nirmala Sitharaman for lashing out at Karnataka minister, says state officials 'not inferior to the Centre'

Congress leader and former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah commented on the row over Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's visit to the state's Kodagu district during which she lost patience with the district-in-charge minister for Kodagu, Sa Ra Mahesh.

Kerala finance minister announces special lottery to raise funds towards Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund
India

Kerala finance minister announces special lottery to raise funds towards Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund

Thomas Issac told the media that each lottery ticket would cost Rs 250. The entire proceeds of the lottery will go to the CMDRF for Kerala.

Centre declares Kerala floods ‘Level-3’ calamity; demand to call it ‘national disaster’ either ignorance or mischief
India

Centre declares Kerala floods ‘Level-3’ calamity; demand to call it ‘national disaster’ either ignorance or mischief

A Level-3 tag for the Kerala floods means that the Centre must help the state with its personnel and funds, which the Narendra Modi government has already begun to do.

Kerala floods: Helpline numbers, emergency contact details, and how you can help with donations, supplies, medicines
India

Kerala floods: Helpline numbers, emergency contact details, and how you can help with donations, supplies, medicines

Kerala has been ravaged by unprecedented floods following torrential rains that also triggered landslides, claiming 97 lives since 8 August besides disrupting air, rail and road traffic in several places.

Flood in southeast Myanmar forces 150,000 people to flee homes; 28,000 still stuck in waterlogged homes
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Flood in southeast Myanmar forces 150,000 people to flee homes; 28,000 still stuck in waterlogged homes

Evacuation orders are still in place across the Bago, Karen, Mon and Taninthari provinces in Myanmar, with 36 dams and reservoirs overflowing.

Over 100 people missing and several feared to be dead after collapse of under-construction dam in Attapeu province in Laos
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Over 100 people missing and several feared to be dead after collapse of under-construction dam in Attapeu province in Laos

The accident happened at a hydropower dam in Laos's Attapeu province. It caused release of five billion cubic metres of water.

Narendra Modi's 'India first' policy is mere talk, Centre overlooking West Bengal in flood relief is proof
India

Narendra Modi's 'India first' policy is mere talk, Centre overlooking West Bengal in flood relief is proof

By denying any flood relief assistance to West Bengal, the Narendra Modi government at the Centre showed that its "India-first" policy is mere talks and uses it only to serve its political interests

Assam floods: Former CM Tarun Gogoi calls Centre's Rs 2,350 cr relief a 'meagre amount'
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Assam floods: Former CM Tarun Gogoi calls Centre's Rs 2,350 cr relief a 'meagre amount'

Senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said the Rs 2,350 crore package announced by the prime minister for all flood-hit northeastern states was "meagre" and alleged the BJP government in Assam did not present the real situation of the state to Narendra Modi.

Assam floods: Narendra Modi announces Rs 2,350 cr package towards relief, rehabilitation in the North East
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Assam floods: Narendra Modi announces Rs 2,350 cr package towards relief, rehabilitation in the North East

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Assam for a one-day visit on Tuesday, has announced an assistance of Rs 2,350 crore for the North East

Assam floods: BJP MP Ram Kumar Sharma demands Rs 12,000 crore from Centre for relief assistance
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Assam floods: BJP MP Ram Kumar Sharma demands Rs 12,000 crore from Centre for relief assistance

The Centre should urgently provide Rs 12,000 crore to Assam to deal with the floods which have claimed over 70 lives and caused widespread destruction, says a BJP MP.

Assam floods: Over one lakh people affected in eight districts; water flowing above danger mark in five rivers
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Assam floods: Over one lakh people affected in eight districts; water flowing above danger mark in five rivers

The flood situation in Assam on Tuesday remained unchanged with more than one lakh people affected in eight districts where five rivers are flowing above the danger level.

Centre should allow international aid for Kashmir flood victims: Omar Abdullah
India

Centre should allow international aid for Kashmir flood victims: Omar Abdullah

A year after the devastating floods struck Jammu and Kashmir, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday asked the Centre to allow international aid.

Assam govt seeks Rs 500 crore from Centre as interim flood relief
India

Assam govt seeks Rs 500 crore from Centre as interim flood relief

The Assam government sought an interim relief of Rs 500 crore for relief, rehabilitation and repair works in flood-affected areas across the state.

Defence Ministry raises Rs 500 cr bill for flood assistance to J&K
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Defence Ministry raises Rs 500 cr bill for flood assistance to J&K

The Defence Ministry has raised a bill of Rs 500 crore for its assistance to Jammu and Kashmir government for carrying out relief and rescue operations during the floods that battered the valley in 2014.