2019 Bihar floods

The 2019 Bihar floods affected 13 districts of North Bihar, India, causing 130 deaths by the end of July.[1][2][3][4][5] 1269 panchayats (settlement councils) under 92 blocks of 13 districts of Northern Bihar were severely affected in the flood.[2][5][6] Around 88.46 lakhs (8.846 million) people were affected.[5][7]

EventsEdit

13 Affected districtsEdit

Araria, Kishanganj, Madhubani, East Champaran, Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Supaul, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Saharsa, Katihar, West Champaran.[6]

District wise human lives lost.Edit

As per Bihar Disaster Management Department, no death was reported from West Champaran and Katihar from the flood-hit districts.

Districts Death Toll
Sitamarhi 37
Madhubani 30
Darbhangah 14
Araria 12
Sheohar 10
Purnia 9
Kishanganj 7
Supaul 4
Muzaffarpur 4
East Champaran 2
Saharsa 1

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ReferencesEdit

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  6. ^ a b c "Flood/Heavy Rain Fall Report" (PDF). Bihar Disaster Management Department, Government of Bihar (published 4 August 2019). 2019-08-04. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-08-04. Retrieved 2019-08-04.
  7. ^ "Floods in Bihar, Assam claim 209 live; IAF deploys two helicopters for relief work, 19 NDRF teams assist in rescue operation". Firstpost. Retrieved 2019-07-29.