accessibility & help

South Asia Floods Appeal

Heavy monsoon rains have triggered severe flooding over huge areas in Nepal, India and Bangladesh.

Mor than 41 million people have been affected, with hundreds of thousands losing their homes, crops and livelihoods. Floods now cover or threaten an area equivalent in size to the whole of the UK.

Over 1,200 people have already died and many more are at risk from hunger and disease. Across the three countries, thousands of health facilities, roads and schools have been destroyed.

The Red Cross and Red Crescent are already distributing food, clean drinking water, blankets and essential supplies to thousands of people.

More rain is forecast and the situation could yet get worse. Please help us to do more now.

Monsoon floods hit South Asia

A man and his son sit in their home with water up to their knees

Monsoon floods have destroyed people's homes and lives. Read the human stories behind the statistics.

Find out more from Bangladesh >

"I couldn't save anything but the children's lives"

In India, a mother holds a young child with wet hair at a temporary shelter for people hit by the South Asia floods

Across South Asia, an area the size of the UK is under water. Thousands have lost everything.

Find out how they are coping >


South Asia Floods Appeal: donate now

Bangladesh Flooding

Millions of people have been affected by widespread floods that have devastated communities.

donate now >