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North Bihar Flood 2009
Bihar is India’s most flood-prone State, with 76% of the population in the north Bihar living under the recurring threat of flood devastation.  16.5% of the total flood affected area in India is located in Bihar while 22.1% of the flood affected population in India lives in Bihar. About 68,800 square kilometers out of a total geographical area of 94,160 square kilometers comprising 73.06% is flood affected.  Floods in Bihar are an annually  recurring disaster affecting huge human and livestock population and causing huge damages to agricultural crops, houses and public infrastructure.  In between 1979 and 2006, floods of varying intensity have ravaged Bihar on an annually recurrent basis affecting on an average an area of 1.39 mha, a human population of 7.71million and a livestock population of 1.55 million per annum. Crop losses have been on an average to the tune of Rs 1423.33 million per annum and that of public property to the tune of Rs 568.30 million. Loss of human lives has been on an average of 210 per annum and that of livestock at 680 per annum.

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Lok Shakti Bhawan, Opp:Ajay Nilayan Apartment,
Parmanand Path, Nageshwar Colony, Boring Road
Patna – 800001

Tele / FAX No. + 91 - 612 - 2522077
Mobile: + 91 - 94310 25801, 99731 61483

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