Flood hits 25 districts in Assam, at least 14 lakh people affected

Due to floods across 25 districts in Assam, at least 14 lakh people have been affected,about 62 relief camps have been placed up for relief and reclamation operations. A superior official of the Assam Revenue and Disaster Management Department said that about 2200 villages were caught by a flood in the state.

Kumar Sanjay Krishna, Additional Chief Secretary of Assam Revenue and Disaster Management Department said, that about Twenty-five districts around 2217 villages and 14,06,711 people have been hit by the approach of floods in the state. About 62 relief camps and 172 relief distribution canters have been set up for relief and rescue purposes.

A local from Bhuragaon in Morigaon said that many villages have been drowned as the waters of Brahmaputra has crossed into different areas of the district, also water is constantly swelling around their houses and the roads are blocked. But still, none of the government officials have got up to give us assistance.

Likewise the situation of the severe villages of Darang district in Assam where the waters of Brahmaputra, Kuli, Tangni, and JiyaDhanashree River have invaded the villages.

Roads and bridges blocked due to the floods have left the villagers helpless. Aside from this, thousands of Bigha agricultural land has immersed in several villages of the district.

Unclean drinking water is also professing a serious menace over the health of the residents, particularly children. Yet behind all this, people still anticipate relief materials.

Nevertheless, according to Yuvraj Barthakur, Dalgaon Revenue Officer, the government is taking follow-ups about the circumstances.

Also, he said that the administration is taking follow-ups of the circumstances and the flood situation is quite under control. The Department officials are holding stock of the water levels.

The Additional Chief Secretary said that all the deputy commissioners have been directed to render rescue and relief operations. Relief camps have been opened and food is being given to the people who are not able to come to the relief camps.

The Additional Chief Secretary said that all DC’s have been directed to render rescue and relief operations. Relief camps have been opened and food is being given to the people who are not able to come to the relief camps. Around Rs, 56 crores have been released for relief purpose to various districts.

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