Flood of Assam Update:-

flood of assam Times Now Bureau Updated Jul 16, 2020 | 13:09 ISTThe district administrations have found out 487 relief camps and distribution centres in 30 districts, where over 1.25 lakh men, women and youngsters have taken shelter.

Flood of assam Key Highlights:-

As many as 68 killed in flood of assam after two more people died on Thursday morning, consistent with the State Disaster Management AuthorityAround 48,07,111 people affected across 30 districts thanks to floods within the state, as of July 15As many as 487 relief camps are found out by the district administrations during which over 1.25 lakh people have taken shelter
Guwahati, Assam: Two more people died because the flood situation in Flood of Assam ‘s suddenly worsened following the rains for the past two days, taking the price to 68 on Thursday morning within the state, said the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA).

The ASDMA further stated:

The ASDMA further stated that quite 48 lakh people are affected in over 4500 villages across 30 districts in Assam.

Among the districts that are mostly affected include, Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Sonitpur, Chirang, Udalguri, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, among others. As many as 487 relief camps have also been found out across the state, it added further.

The rescue operations are on in affected areas and various teams of SDRF, NDRF, state police and locals are helping those suffering from the flood. The district administrations have found out 487 relief camps and distribution centres in 30 districts, where over 1.25 lakh men, women and youngsters have taken shelter.

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“This year’s flood was among the very best floods within the states. So far, 66 animals have died and 170 animals are rescued from the park ,” he said.

The forest officials are being assisted by the civil administration, police administration and therefore the villagers within the area, he said.

Besides erosion of river banks at an outsized number of places, roads, embankments, bridges, culverts and other infrastructure are damaged at many locations within the flood-affected districts, the ASDMA officials said, adding that several hundred houses were fully or partially damaged due to the flood.

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