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Floods In West Bengal

August 11, 2015

Relief packages were distributed to in Khanakul in West Bengal and Hirapur, a village in Rajhati. About 200 families received packages that included rice, daal, chire, potatoes, sugar, suji and biscuits.

August 3, 2015

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Several states of India such as Rajasthan, Gujarat, Odisha, West Bengal, Manipur were hit by Cyclone Komen on Sunday August 2, 2015.

More than 1.8 million people in 5,600 villages have been affected by the flooding. Nearly 1.1 million have been moved to camps.

The United Nations warned swollen rivers threaten more areas of the country, adding it could be days before the true extent of the disaster emerges.

IMRC has begun working to provide emergency relief in West Bengal, one of the most impoverished regions in India.

Dry food and drinking water pouches are the most important needs right now. We are focusing on remote, worst affected areas in West Bengal where no help is reaching the victims.

We will keep you updated as our volunteers are completely mobilized and as they share specific information.

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