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Assam: 7.20 lakh people of 22 districts reeling under flood Assam Floods
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Assam: 7.20 lakh people of 22 districts reeling under flood

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 22 May 2022, 07:25 pm

Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam is still critical as nearly 7.20 lakh people of 22 districts are reeling under the deluge.

The flood and landslides have claimed 24 lives in the state so far this year.

According to the reports of Assam State Disaster Management Authority,  nearly 3.46 lakh people are affected alone in Nagaon district followed by 2.29 lakh in Cachar district, 58393 in Hojai, 28001 in Darrang district, 38538 in Morigaon district, 16382 in Karimganj district.

Six persons, including two children on Sunday, died after drowning in flood waters in Cachar, Hojai and Nagaon districts.

95473.51 hectares of cropland and 2095 villages are still under water.

91518 flood affected people are currently lodged in 269 relief camps set up by the district administration.

The administration of flood hit districts also set up 152 relief distribution centers.

A total of 26236 stranded persons have been rescued with the help of Indian Army, SDRF, NDRF and volunteers.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)

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