Kosi Challenge flood rehabilitation
The 2008 Bihar flood was one of the most disastrous floods in the history of Bihar, an impoverished and densely populated state in India. The Kosi embankment near the Indo-Nepal border broke on 18 August 2008. The river changed course and flooded areas which had not been flooded in many decades. The flood affected over 2.3 million people in the northern part of Bihar.
On 6th September 2008, Khushi Centre for Rehabilitation and research (KCRR) along with Youth For Equality (JNU) team left for Flood affected area with medicines, clothes, and food items. When the team reached there at 12 AM on 7th September, it found that the situation was worst and entire affected population was on verge of epidemic. Team immediately started working with volunteers of Khadi Asaram....