A local man searches through debris caused by the flood waters in Bihar state, India.

  • People across South Asia are suffering from the worst flooding in decades due to heavy monsoon rains.
  • An estimated 41 million people need your help in Nepal, India and Bangladesh.
  • About one-third of Bangladesh and Nepal are under water, as well as large areas of India.
  • More than 1200 people have lost their lives.

How you can help

You can help people who have lost loved ones, their homes and their livelihoods, as they face one of the biggest disasters in recent history. Please pray and donate to provide assistance to people who have lost so much.

“This is fast becoming one of the most serious humanitarian crises this region has seen in many years and urgent action is needed to meet the growing needs of millions of people affected by these devastating floods.”

Martin Faller, Deputy Regional Director for Asia Pacific, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).  

Tearfund will respond to the crisis as a member of the Integral Alliance

  • 10,000

    Homes destroyed and 100 schools closed in Nepal

  • 41 Million

    People affected by the floods

  • 3,000

    Villages underwater in Assam state, India

  • 600,000

    People forced to flee their homes in Bangladesh


If funds raised exceed Tearfund’s requirements for this appeal, your gift will go to our General Disaster Fund for future disaster response and preparedness.