Exclusive Video Reports on Relief & Rehabilitation :: Koshi Flood 2008

The Koshi Flood disaster 2008 caused loss of many thousand lives of people, loss of many hundred thousand lives of animals like bulls, oxen, cows, goats, buffaloes and others. Millions of people did not receive even primary reliefs while billions of US$ were received for various reliefs by the district administration and NGOs. The videos were taken in the highly suffered areas of the Koshi Flood from the September to November 2008 by travelling various places/areas for more than 8 weeks. Some video reports were made travelling in high streams of the Koshi river for more than 10 hours in  hand-driven boats. The video-reports given in this group help us to understand ground realities of the continuous sufferings of the people suffered by the Koshi Floods.

For a quick recall: The historical Koshi flood 2008 disaster caused by the Koshi river when she moved into a complete new path and had spilt into many channels and caused deaths of many thousands human beings.
The millions of people suffer almost each year by the floods of the Koshi river.

Exclusive Video-Reports:
Bihar Government’s Mega-Relief Camps and other
Koshi Barrage and Kusaha Areas
Interviews and random talks with the local people

Bihar Government Mega-Relief Camps and other-

Koshi Barrage and Kusaha Areas-

Interviews and random talks with the local people-

All Video-Reports are by:
Vivek Umrao Glendenning MCIJ


Vivek Umrao Glendenning

Vivek Umrao Glendenning is a Social Entrepreneur. He is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering and did Research in Decentralised Energy Systems. He is a Journalist, Editor, Thinker, Author, Scholar and social policy critic & analyst and Media Activist. He has been exploring Social Economy and Participatory Local Governance, True Values of Democracy, Freedom of Expression, Social Accountability of Governments, Indigenous Issues, Conflict Resolution in Violent Areas and Other social issues for more than one decade on ground for the forgotten & non-privileged masses. 


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