Jammu and Kashmir
Flash Floods in Leh-Ladakh, 2010
Torrential rains and mud slides devastated thousands of families in the Leh –Ladakh region of India. A violent cloudburst caused flash floods that killed at least 185 people. More than 85,000 men, women and children had been affected. Emergency Americares India responders from Mumbai were in Leh working with government officials and local partners. Critical medicines were delivered to address immediate health needs and dehydration.