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Floods in South Asia

Floods in South Asia

Millions of people across South Asia have been affected by the massive floods of August and September 2014.

Oxfam Canada’s Emergency Response Fund (ERF) enables us to provide timely, appropriate responses to emergency situations and to support reconstruction work. The ERF ensures that Oxfam can quickly respond wherever and whenever the need is greatest.

Bangladesh

Continous flooding in Bangladesh since August 14, 2014 has affected nearly 3 million people. Oxfam and its partners have deployed an Emergency Water Treatment plant and have been distributing safe drinking water to people in flood-damaged areas.

India

The Jammu and Kashmir floods in India on September 4, 2014 were the worst floods in more than 60 years. The flash floods affected more than 2,500 villages and hundreds of thousands of people.

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Nepal

More than 200,000 people in 18 districts of Nepal have been affected by the massive flooding that extended from August 13th to 16th 2014, with 4 districts severely affected. Over 18,000 homes have been partially or fully destroyed. Oxfam and its partners are in the affected areas and have been providing chlorine for water purification and assessing recovery needs.

Pakistan

Three days of flooding in Azad Jammu, Kashmir, Punjab and Gilgit Baltistan in early September 2014 has so far affected over 1 million people with the number expected to rise to 3 million.

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Oxfam Canada’s Emergency Response Fund (ERF) enables us to provide timely, appropriate responses to emergency situations and to support reconstruction work. The ERF ensures that Oxfam can quickly respond wherever and whenever the need is greatest.

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