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Emergency and post emergency

Flood response in emergencies in Bihar, India

Location Client Dates Value
India ACF (UK) 2008

WEDC staff involved:

Summary of project activities and outcomes:

Following the failure of the Koji dam in Nepal, a major flood affected a large part of Bihar State, India. The WASH cluster used the event to learn lessons on how to deal with large rural flooding through a field visit followed by a workshop. WEDC staff participated in the field review, led the 2 day workshop and prepared the end of evaluation report.

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