'Thousands of children at risk' in flood-hit India

Save the Children have warned that thousands of children are at risk of disease after being cut off by flooding in India.

Latha Caleb, the charity's director of programmes, said: “Our teams are finding families sheltering wherever they can without food, water or medicine.

"With families crammed together amid the floodwater, disease outbreaks are a huge concern."

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Wood is delivered for a mass cremation at Kedarnath following flash floods. Credit: REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
India floods
Bus crosses a road damaged by heavy rainfall in Gauchar. Credit: REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui


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