On 20-25 August 2015 heavy rains, hail and storm caused flooding in the eastern and western parts of Georgia. Basements and first floors in many homes were seriously flooded. Heavy winds and hail damaged and unroofed several houses in almost all affected locations. Belongings of the people were damaged or lost. The rain flooded yards and agricultural lands, leaving some of the affected population without their main source of income. Fruit trees and vegetable gardens were also damaged. Many roads were destroyed and blocked; it was difficult for people to return to their villages. Electricity lines were damaged. Cattle and poultry were killed. At this point in time, according to the rapid assessment conducted by Georgia Red Cross Society (GRCS) volunteers together with local authorities, 2,066 households (8,264 people) are affected by the disaster.
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