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Flood havoc continues in Assam! More than 174 lives have been lost so far, more than 22.17 lakh people have taken shelter in relief camps

Greater than 50,714 hectares of crop space in 1,934 villages in 27 districts of Assam remains to be submerged, whereas the flood scenario is worsening attributable to incessant rains within the state. Over 2.77 lakh males, girls and youngsters have taken shelter in 404 reduction camps.

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Over 22.17 lakh persons are nonetheless stranded in 27 of Assam’s 35 districts attributable to floods, which have claimed over 174 lives to date, together with landslides. Assam State Catastrophe Administration Authority (ASDMA) officers mentioned 156 folks misplaced their lives in pre-monsoon and monsoon floods since April, whereas 18 others have died in landslides in several districts of Assam.

He mentioned that over 50,714 hectares of crop space in 1,934 villages in 27 districts was nonetheless submerged, whereas the flood scenario was worsening attributable to incessant rains within the state. Over 2.77 lakh males, girls and youngsters have taken shelter in 404 reduction camps and the district administration has arrange reduction and distribution facilities within the flood-affected districts.

An ASDMA official mentioned that after visiting the flood-affected districts, two Inter-Ministerial Central Groups (IMCTs) on Saturday held a gathering with Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua and different officers of the Assam authorities. Senior officers of Indian Military, Indian Air Force, Nationwide Catastrophe Response Force, State Catastrophe Response Force additionally attended the assembly.


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