Heavy Monsoon

Frequently occurring floods and landslides are costly in terms of human hardship and economic loss. The Northeastern Region of India falls under high rainfall zone with subtropical type of climate and is the rainiest pocket in India during the southwest Monsoon season and invariably observes events of excess rains. This year torrential rains have affected lakhs of lives across the north-eastern states especially in Assam, Manipur, Tripura,Mizoram, Nagaland and Meghalaya with multiple instances of landslides and flash floods that posed major challenge to sustainability.
Floods and landslides caused mayhem in the region claiming many lives in, disrupting transport and rail services, rendering thousands homeless across the region. Infrastructures were destroyed, demolished homes and washed away soils and crops and scores of livestock were swept away causing major loss of livelihoods for local population. Severe damages of properties and infrastructure, disruption of livelihood, disruption of services and destruction of the environment is an irreparable loss.

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