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Humanitarian crisis: Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) today issued a press release and said that a humanitarian crisis is unfolding across large areas in South Asia, with more than 16 million people affected by monsoon floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India. Here is the full press release:

 

Kuala Lumpur/Geneva, 18 August 2017 — A humanitarian crisis is unfolding across large areas in South Asia, with more than 16 million people affected by monsoon floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India.

Humanitarian crisis: Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

PRESS RELEASE From  International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
 

Humanitarian crisis: Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

Kuala Lumpur/Geneva, 18 August 2017 — A humanitarian crisis is unfolding across large areas in South Asia, with more than 16 million people affected by monsoon floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India.

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day – Joint statement

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day – Joint statement from Red Cross Leaders

(Mr Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross and  Mr Tadateru Konoé,  president of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies )

Across the world, crises are increasingly complex and humanitarian need is vast. More and more lives are being destroyed by armed conflict, violence, and climate change; and when natural disasters strike, they are more severe and numerous.

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