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

Cyclone Idai: Emergency Getting ‘Bigger By The Hour’, Warns UN

The United Nations (UN) reports that five days after Cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique, causing widespread damage and flooding, at least 1,000 people are feared dead there alone. Victims are reportedly trapped on roofs and clinging to trees awaiting rescue, UN agencies said, while across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, tens of thousands of people … More Cyclone Idai: Emergency Getting ‘Bigger By The Hour’, Warns UN