As of 13 August, 7.7 million people were affected by flooding across 16 districts of the state. Overall, 547,804 people have been evacuated during the floods. As of 13 August, 12,479 people were staying in relief camps.
Fatalities occurred in the districts of Darbhanga (11), Muzaffarpur (6), West Champaran (4), Saran (2) and Siwan (2).
Other affected districts include Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Supaul, Kishanganj, Gopalganj, East Champaran, Khagaria, Samastipur, Madhubani, Madhepura and Saharsa
Rivers including the Gandak and Kosi remain are above the danger mark in 13 locations across the state. However, according to CWC, all are showing a falling trend apart from the Ghagra in Siwan district and the Parman in Araria.
Flooding began in the state in mid July, initially affecting around 300,000 people. By late July, almost 1 million people in the state had been affected by the floods.
— PIB In Bihar 🇮🇳 Mask yourself 😷 (@PIB_Patna) August 13, 2020
समस्तीपुर: जिलाधिकारी के निर्देशानुसार प्रखंड के बाढ़ प्रभावित गांवों (क्योटहर, तेनुआ, मड़वा) में NDRF के सहयोग से बाढ़ स्वास्थ्य शिविर का आयोजन किया गया। क्षेत्र के लोगों का स्वास्थ्य जांच किया गया और उन्हें दवा भी उपलब्ध कराई गई। @DM_Samastipur pic.twitter.com/Ff9L1SL2N7
— IPRD Bihar (@IPRD_Bihar) August 12, 2020