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MPs concerned over plight of farmers in flood-hit areas

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 15:11

Concern was voiced in Lok Sabha over plight of farmers in flood-hit areas of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab and other states, and members demanded compensation from the Centre for loss of crops.

Flood-hit people in Chamoli not getting getting compensation: BJP leader

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 17:15

BJP leader Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri alleged that flood hit people of Pindar area from Nalgaon-Narayan Bagad to Tharali in Chamoli district were not getting compensation from authorities.

PM assures all help to flood-hit Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 07, 2012, 20:50

With flash floods causing devastation in Uttarakhand, PM Singh assured the state government of all possible help as he directed the Defence Ministry to deploy helicopters to rescue people stranded in remote areas.

Flood-hit Assam gets 4,000 kg food packets by IAF

Last Updated: Sunday, July 01, 2012, 18:25

The Indian Air Force has carried out 24 sorties and air-dropped 4,000 kg of food packets in the flood affected regions of Assam and is keeping a close watch on the situation in the area.

Turkey donates 85 homes to flood-hit Pak city

Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 22:51

A humanitarian foundation in Turkey has donated 85 homes to a Pakistani city devastated by floods in 2010 and 2011.

23000 food packets air dropped in flood-hit Orissa

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 20:42

13 teams of National Disaster Response Force with 393 men and 78 boats are carrying out rescue and relief operations.

CM to mobilize resources for relief work in Sindh

Last Updated: Thursday, August 18, 2011, 19:40

More that a million people have been badly affected due to the recent floods in flood-hit Sindh.

Julia Gillard urges help for `unprecedented` floods

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 19:33

Gillard launched a public appeal for relief funds, pledging USD 1 mn govt money to flood-hit people.

Health authorities issue high alert in flood-hit Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Sunday, September 26, 2010, 19:08

Apprehending outbreak of epidemic in natural disaster-hit areas, Uttarakhand health authorities have issued a high alert in the state, official sources said today.

60 countries pitch in $700 mn for flood-hit Pakistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 13:00

More than 60 countries have committed over USD 700 million in aid for Pakistan in contrary to belief that international community is not coming forward for the help of flood-affected people.

Quake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hits Pakistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 20:24

A moderate earthquake deep in the Hindu Kush mountain range today jolted parts of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan, but there were no reports of any casualties or damage, officials said.

UNICEF appeals for USD 47 mn to fund relief in flood-hit Pak

Last Updated: Monday, August 16, 2010, 20:27

The United Nations children`s agency UNICEF launched an appeal for USD 47 million to provide quick relief and aid to millions of people affected by the worst floods in Pakistan`s history.