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International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies: Rising Flood Waters Threatening Millions Across South Asia

Jul 16, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies issued the following news release:

Kuala Lumpur/Geneva --Nearly 6 million people across South Asia are under threat from rising flood waters following heavy monsoon rains, with more than one million displaced in one Indian state alone.

Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers across Bangladesh, India, and Nepal are racing to deliver emergency supplies to communities and prepare them as the situation in many areas is li...