The death toll, which stood at 78 on Thursday, included 27 from Sitamarhi, the district worst affected by floods which hit the state in the wake of torrential rains in catchment areas of Nepal last week.
Other districts that reported flood-related deaths were Madhubani (14), Araria (12), Sheohar (10), Darbhanga and Purnea (nine each), Kishanganj (five), Supaul (three), East Champaran (two) and Saharsa (one), the department said.
Our team is on the ground, providing urgent support to the affected families. The need for food is enormous. We request you to come forward and support our appeal.
The funds raised here will be used to distribute 20,000 Food packets, 4,000 Milk & Biscuits packets and 500 Relief kits in the worst affected areas of Assam.
Food packet contains Veg-rice or Chapati-Sabji and costs Rs 40/packet.
20,000 x Rs 40 = 8,00,000/-
Milk & Biscuits Kit for Children costs Rs 50/Kit
4000 x Rs 50 = 2,00,000/-
Rs. 2,000 donated by you will help us to feed 50 flood victims.
Rs. 5,000 donated by you will help us to feed 100 flood-affected children.
Rs. 10,000 donated by you will help us to feed 200 flood-affected children.
Rs. 20,000 donated by you will help us to feed 400 flood-affected children.