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Duration2004/06/26 Floods have wreaked havoc in the state of Bihar, particularly in the northern plains, claiming over 30 lives and displacing over 125,000, according to Red Cross sources. The districts affected include Madhubani, Sitamarhi, Banka, Bhagalpur, Muzzaffarpur and Sheohar.
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  • OCHA Relief Web 2004/08/09
    At least 35 bodies have been found buried in mud in eastern India, an official said Monday, taking the death toll in monsoon flooding which has ravaged South Asia since mid-June past the 1,900 mark.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2004/07/12
    Over five million people were marooned or left homeless in low-lying parts of eastern India, Bangladesh and Nepal as river waters flooded huge swathes of land.
  • BBC News 2004/07/12
    Severe floods have forced over two million people to flee their homes in north-east India and Bangladesh.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/06/29
    At least 240,000 people were forced to leave their homes in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, where 350 villages were submerged in the last week of June.
  • OCHA Relief Web 2004/06/25
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