CWS Hotline – 08 Sep 2008: India, USA, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Cuba

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-9.8.08- “It is a catastrophe far greater than the annual floods,” says long-time Church World Service partner Church’s Auxiliary for Social Action, of severe flooding in India. More than two million people have been affected by floods caused by the overflowing Kosi River in Bihar, India–the worst flooding to hit the northeastern Indian region in decades. At least 70 people have been killed. The flooding has inundated towns and villages�even some that were considered “flood-safe areas” and that have not seen such floods for decades. Read more


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