What are the effects of bihar flood 2008?

The flood killed 250 people and forced nearly 3 million people from their homes in Bihar.[13] More than 300,000 houses were destroyed and at least 340,000 hectares (840,000 acres) of crops were damaged.[14] Villagers in Bihar ate raw rice and flour mixed with polluted water. Hunger and disease were widespread. The Supaul district was the worst-hit; surging waters swamped 1,000 square kilometres (247,000 acres) of farmlands, destroying crops