Floods in Bihar 2013

Every year for  millions in Bihar life comes to a standstill due to floods which destroys their possessions and for many their lives will never be the same again. And people continue to struggle for their basic needs year after year due to floods but governments or local administration never steps in advance and  prepare for disaster so that they can save more lives & property.Bihar floods have caused death of 160 people and 5.4 million have   been   affected   in   this   year 2013   flood   according to  disaster management authority. As many as 20 districts of Bihar were affected with floods of which the river Ganga  wreaked havoc in ten districts like Patna, Bhojpur, Buxar, Saran,Bhagalpur, Katihar, Vaishali, Begusarai.

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Flood ravaged areas & its affects on peoples lives

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Swamped huts and flooded farms

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Marooned and cutoff houses due to floods

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People managing their chores in a flood hit village

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Flooded Houses

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Extremely damaged & almost wiped out house by flood waters

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Flooded Schools and education receiving a hit

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Flooded Schools and education receiving a hit

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Flooded Schools and education receiving a hit

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Flooded Shops and affected businesses

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Innovative system for flood transport

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Innovative system for flood transport

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Affected drinking water sources- handpump by floods

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Isolated or cutoff cottage by floods

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Huts Marooned by flood waters

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A lady taking fodder for animals through flooded water

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Affected People living on road side for weeks after their village was overrun by flood waters

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Flood affected People taking shelter on roads

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Snapped Road Communications & NDRF Man in action

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Sad to cover  and see people suffering from floods in Bihar but amazingly they fight back on their own without any support from administration & seems like they are now used to floods.

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