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Central team visits flood-affected villages in Assam's Cachar, Darrang districts Assam flood

Central team visits flood-affected villages in Assam's Cachar, Darrang districts

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 28 May 2022, 12:23 am

Guwahati/IBNS: In view of the current flood and landslide situation in the state, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) along with all the stakeholders expedited the response and recovery services to the severely affected districts.

The first team of the Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Friday visited the flood-affected areas like the Borkhola block affected area, Gonirgram water resource embankment breach under Silchar Sadar Revenue Circle and other affected villages under Katigorah Revenue Circle in Cachar district as a part of their scheduled field visit to Assam for damage assessment of recent flood and landslide in the state. 

The second group of IMCT visited one embankment breach and two road damages under Mangaldai and Patharughat Revenue Circle in the Darrang district.

The team has discussed the situation with the district administration and assured of a quick response to restore the damages.  

The Indian Air Force (IAF) airdropped 10 MT of food grains on Friday to the Guilong and Maibong of Dima Hasao. 

As per the flood report to date, no human life was lost in the flood in the last 24 hours.

A total of 5,00,852 populations of 799 villages in 10 districts were affected by floods in the last 24 hours.

A total of 35384.12 hectares of crop areas have been affected by floods in the last 24 hours. 

About 201 relief camps and 106 distribution centres have been opened in all affected areas in the last 24 hours. 

A total of 62,289 inmates are staying in this relief. The flood situation though improving is under close watch.