Can India be a Leader in Disaster Risk Reduction Measures in Asia?

The story of 2017 floods in India presents a grim picture of death, destruction and many million displacements. Assam has seen 2.2 million people displaced; Bihar witnessed another 2 million. Gujarat has seen 213 deaths in one of the worst floods in many years. Climate change, human induced causes...

Assam Floods: What your donations are making possible

A flood survivor registers for relief material at an Oxfam distribution centre in Koiborto village, Jorhat district. The floods in Assam, triggered by incessant rains in July, have led to the loss of as many as 29 lives and affected lakhs of people. Photo credit: Oxfam India A mother and...

This Assam village had not seen a flood in decades

Sharelines This #Assam village had not seen a #flood in decades. Then the waves hit. Read story: http://bit.ly/2b1IF51 #WithAssam #AssamFloods2016 Read an #Assam #floods survivor’s first hand account: http://bit.ly/2b1IF51 #WithAssam #AssamFloods2016 Malowkhat village in jorhat district had not...