South Asia Floods: 9.6 Million People Swamped as Humanitarian Crisis Deepens

A humanitarian crisis is deepening in South Asia as new figures reveal that more than 9.6 million people have been affected by monsoon floods, devastating large areas of India, Bangladesh and Nepal. Jagan Chapagain, Secretary-General, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said: “Millions of people across Bangladesh, India and Nepal have … More South Asia Floods: 9.6 Million People Swamped as Humanitarian Crisis Deepens

China Sees Flooding Affect 38 Million People

Poyang Lake, China’s largest freshwater lake, routinely fluctuates in size between the winter and summer seasons. Between 2019 and 2020, however, water levels went from barely there to the highest on record. The left image was acquired on December 8, 2019. Winter is a dry time of year in eastern China, and the lake typically … More China Sees Flooding Affect 38 Million People