During the recent floods in Uttar Pradesh, 1437 villages in 19 Districts with population of about 11.88 lakh are reported to have been affected in the State. 13 relief camps continue to run in which 68,000 people have been accommodated. 460 boats are deployed in the affected areas of the State for rescue and relief operations.
National Headquarter's Action
The National Headquarters released 5,000 family packs along with assorted garments valued at Rs. 47.22 lakhs for the affected population in Uttar Pradesh.
Source of Information on flood statistics: Ministry of Home Affairs (Disaster Management Division) as of August 20th, 2007 and update on Red Cross action by DM department