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South Asia floods kill 1200 and shut 1.8 million children out of school - The Guardian

Hundreds dead in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, while millions have been forced from their homes and 18,000 schools shut down across the region. Latest: fears South Asia floods death toll will rise as Mumbai building collapses · Haroon Siddique and ...and more »

Deadly Flooding Strikes South Asia - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Monsoon floods have claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people this summer in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal, where torrential rains have caused houses and other residential buildings to collapse. Photo: Reuters. Transcript +. This transcript ...and more »

South Asia floods - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Heavy monsoon rains have caused massive flooding in the Riverine region of South Asia, causing devastation in Bangladesh, India and Nepal. The IFRC has launched appeals to help support those affected by this disaster. Floods caused by heavy monsoon ...and more »

Devastating Himalayan floods are made worse by an international blame game - The Conversation AU

Devastating floods in Nepal have sparked regional tension, with Nepali politicians and media outlets claiming that Indian infrastructure along their shared border has left Nepal vulnerable. In a visit last week to India, Nepal's prime minister Sher ...and more »

16 million children affected by massive flooding in South Asia, with millions more at risk - UNICEF (press release)

Children using a boat made out of a banana tree makes their way to a flood shelter in Kurigram District is located in the Rangpur Division, in Northern Bangladesh. KATHMANDU/NEW YORK, 2 September 2017 – Weeks of torrential monsoon rains and ...and more »

A third of Bangladesh under water as flood devastation widens - CNN

(CNN) In rural areas across northern Bangladesh families are preparing to mark Eid al-Adha, one of the holiest dates on the Muslim calendar. The holiday, which translates literally as the "sacrifice feast," is intended to be a time of great celebration ...and more »

Severe Flooding in South Asia Has Caused More Than 1200 Deaths This Summer - TIME

Severe flooding across South Asia has caused at least 1,200 deaths this summer, aid workers say, with huge swaths of the region still inundated as monsoon rains continue. The death toll continues to rise amid concerns that disease and food insecurity ...and more »

More Than 1000 Died in South Asia Floods This Summer - New York Times

MUMBAI, India — More than 1,000 people have died in floods across South Asia this summer, and as sheets of incessant rain pummeled the vast region on Tuesday, worries grew that the death toll would rise along with the floodwaters. According to the ...and more »

South Asia: Flooding - Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 01 September 2017) - Reliefweb

OVERVIEW. 40m people affected in three countries (millions). Since the beginning of August severe monsoon rains have caused widespread flooding across South Asia, affecting 40 million people* in Bangladesh, India and Nepal. More than 1,200 people are ...and more »

Attention is on Harvey, but flooding has killed thousands across Asia - Stuff.co.nz

Skies, streams and seas have unleashed tragedies around the world this month, forcing us to reckon once more with the deadly power of weather and water. While we watch and react to the devastation wrought by the remnants of Hurricane Harvey across ...and more »