Flood Field Assessment Report


This report prepared by Mercy Corps Nepal is a Need assessment report of Nepal after the flood in 2019. The main findings of the assessment are presented to help inform the government, international organizations, civil society organizations, and donors, in planning their next steps as the situation transitions to early recovery.

Continuous rainfall between July 11-14th 2019, triggered heavy flooding and landslides in Nepal. The most heavily affected areas are the districts of the southern flatlands: Rautahat, Sarlahi, Mahottari, Dhanusha, Siraha and Saptari. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs of Nepal, flooding and landslides have led to 117 killed, 38 missing, and 80 injured. 19,994 houses are fully destroyed, 41,343 houses partially damaged, and 6,096 houses moderately affected.




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