India is seeking $1 billion to build flood defences in the country after the deadly flooding in parts of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
The money would come from the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Indian authorities, the White House said on Wednesday.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a government-wide flood relief programme in March, in an attempt to stem the countrys massive drought, which has seen farmers unable to sell crops for weeks.
The government is now trying to mobilise funds for flood defences.
A report in the Times of India said the US government has already provided India with $500 million, and that the US has also provided funds for a similar programme in India.
The flood relief will also help India to tackle the threat of further flooding in the next few months.
India has seen more than 20 million people go into temporary shelter in the last month, while at least 6,000 people have died as a result of floods in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and other parts of the country.