Help Flood Victims in Bihar

 
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar has received 4 donations
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    FINAL PROJECT REPORT
    By - Deepak Kumar - Chairperson People First
    Dear Supporters, Firstly I must start this final report by acknowledging your great generosity in helping us meet the target for this appeal, and now it is fully funded. As regular donors will know many project reports have talked about the problems with government or aid from larger organisations actually reaching the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    After the rains a ray of sunshine
    By - Deepak Kumar - Chairperson People FIrst
    Hi everyone! Firstly may I send our concern to all those who suffered from Hurricane Sandy, both in the Caribbean and the USA. As someone who has seen at first hand the devastating effects of flooding, (although not in a developed country) I understand only too well the heartbreak it can bring. Well flooding this year in...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    Monsoon Report
    By - Deepak Kumar - Chairman
    Dear Supporters, Following the pattern of recent years there is a North-South Split in the monsoon in Bihar. In the North although so far widespread flooding has been avoided, parts of the south are suffering from deficient rains.  Here is the situation in North Bihar, Incessant rains in the catchment areas have caused...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar has received 7 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    Development Conflicts in Flood Affected Bihar
    By - Deepak Kumar - Chairperson People First
    Greetings, to all our supporters, from Bihar India The flowing article illustrates the many complex issues around development in the flood affected area. DISPLACEMENT OF COMMUNITIES FOR NEW BRIDGE Disregarding massive humanitarian losses like some 50 lively villages already swallowed by the mighty Kosi river’s waters...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    Reaching those in Need
    By - Deepak Kumar - Chairman
    Dear Friends and Supporters, Greetings from Bihar. Thank you for your continuing support. All over the world when the media spotlight moves away from natural disasters and 24 hour wall to wall TV coverage becomes zero coverage, the victims are left behind. It is depressing how all too often,( not always) the huge sums of...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    After the monsoon life goes on
    By - Deepak Kumar - Chairperson People First
    Dear Friends and Supporters, First I would like to report that the monsoon in all parts of Bihar was normal this year, after two consecutive years of drought in South Bihar. In North Bihar of course the floods are an annual occurrence, but things are improving. This is not to diminish the suffering of hundreds of...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    Rivers Reaching Danger Levels
    By - Deepak Kumar - Chairperson People First
    Hundreds of villages in Bhagalpur, Munger, Gopalganj, Muzaffarpur, Saharsa, Madhepura and Bagaha districts face threats due to the increased water levels. "Water has already entered dozens of villages. Rising water level in Kosi river is giving sleepless nights to people," an official of the water resources department...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    Making sure help gets to those who need it
    By - Deepak Kumar - Chairperson People FIrst
    As promised here is an update of our work helping those affected by flooding in North Bihar. As you know we do not work in the flood affected areas, but we are able to help in the most effective way by working at village level with very small grass roots organizations located within these stricken communities. Long term...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    Floods are Back
    By - Deepak Kumar - Chairperson
    Progress Report  Firstly may I apologize to our supporters for posting this report late, in fact this is the first report submitted to Global Giving which was not timely. There was however a reason. The Monsoon rains have come, better than last year so far in the south of Bihar which has had a two year drought, but...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar has received 6 donations
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    In my own words
    By - Updendra Kumar - Villager
    I am a villager living near the banks of the Kosi River. My Name is Updendra Kumar and I have a family of six children We lost everything in the floods, our house and animals, but so many others died. The waters still come every year but we can hope and pray things are getting better. After and during the floods so many...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    HELPING TO CHANGE LIVES FOR THE BETTER
    By - Deepak Kumar - Chairperson People First
    May I send my very best wishes and thanks to the generous supporters of this important project, along with warm best compliments of the season to you and your familes. I am pleased to bring you this latest progress report. Changing the condtion and lives of the poor for the better in the long term takes care planning and...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    The Rivers of Sorrow
    By - Deepak Kumar - Chairperson People First
    This, from the Hindustan newspaper, Sept 17th Gandak river breaches banks, 2.5 lakh homeless Late Wednesday night, the waters of the heavily swollen Gandak River— flowing from Nepal— began seeping into six villages of Bihar’s Gopalganj district. The waters were ankle-deep. By Thursday morning, the water level in these...
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    NO END TO FLOOD MISERY IN NORTH BIHAR
    By - Deepak Kumar - Chairperson People First
    Whilst South Bihar reels under the effects of a severe drought once again in North Bihar the floods are causing havoc. Thanks to your generosity we have been able to offer immediate assistance working closely with small and grass roots organisations. This has included medicines, clean water, blankets and food. This help...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    ANOTHER YEAR AND FLOODS AGAIN
    By - Nick Hansen - Project Director
    God Help Bihar. With Drought in the South and Floods in the North, freezing winters and red hot summers the state does seem to get the worst of all weathers. Huge improvement works are needed in flood relief schemes and embankments are needed, obvouisly engineering on a scale way beyond the capacity of a NGO. But can we...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    The need for Non Governmental Organisations
    By - Times of India - Press Correspondent
    It is not our intention of course to comment on the actions or inactions of government. We wish to cooperate with everyone, especially at local level. Whilst not strictly a progress report the newspaper article below is self explanatory and we are posting it to demonstrate the important role that NGOs have to play in...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    Help still very much needed
    By - Nick Hansen - Project Director
    Have you noticed how when a disaster happens anywhere in the world every TV News channel gives it wall to wall saturation coverage only for the demands of instant 24 hour coverage to replace it with something else and the disaster is hardly heard of again. But the people affected need long term consistent help, long after...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar has received 7 donations
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    WORK GOES ON
    By - Nick Hansen - Project Director
    The situation in the flood area remains grim We are distributing Blankets to the worst affected through our winter warmth appeal, (see save a childs life this winter). progress and government assistance in providing new housing remains slow but we are doing what we can to help people get the help they need.
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    THE LATEST FLOOD SITUATION
    By - Nick Hansen - Director
    Patna, Aug 26 (PTI) With seven more deaths reported from across Bihar, the toll due to floods in the state mounted to 23 today. Three deaths were reported in Darbhanga, two in Muzaffarpur and one each in Sitamarhi and Supaul since last evening. Darbhanga alone claimed the maximum 10 deaths followed by Muzaffarpur...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar posted a progress report
    Help rushed to flood areas
    By - Times of India - Press Reporters
    PATNA: AUGUST 2009 Around one hundred thousand people were affected as the swollen Bagmati breached its embankment near Tajpur in Bihar's Sitamarhi district on Saturday, prompting Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to order a high-level probe into the breach and deployment of National Disaster Response Force personnel. The...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Help Flood Victims in Bihar has received 1 donation
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Bodhgaya Gaya, Bihar India

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