Home Headlines India Assam floods claimed 89 lives, affected 26 districts: Report - india news

Assam floods claimed 89 lives, affected 26 districts: Report – india news


The floods in Assam have affected 26 districts and claimed 89 lives till July 22, said the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA).

According to the flood report by the ASDMA on Wednesday, Barpeta, Dibrugarh, Kokrajhar, Bongaigaon, Tinsukia, among other districts have been severely affected by the floods in the state affecting 26,31,343 people.

A total of 2,525 villages are reeling from the effects of the rising waters of the Brahmaputra, among its other tributaries, which have affected 1,15,515.25 hectares of crop.

As many as 120 animals have died due to floods in the Kaziranga national park, while 147 have been rescued as per the report by the Divisional Forest Officer, Eastern Assam Wildlife division. Many animals from the national park were seen migrating to higher places by crossing the streets after water entered Kaziranga.

Currently, 45,281 people are being helped through 391 relief camps/distribution centres.

The State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF), Circle Offices, and locals have rescued 452 people so far.

The rising water levels have damaged embankments, roads, bridges, and culverts, among other constructions like houses, etc in the state.

On Wednesday, the Centre announced that it will release Rs 346 crores, in the first phase, under the Flood Management Program (FMP) scheme to Assam and will also hold talks with Bhutan to solve the recurring flood problem in the lower parts of the state.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal held a meeting with Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, through video conferencing, on Wednesday, in which the information was conveyed.

Stay tune

110FansLike
400FollowersFollow

Most Popular

US helps India, China protests; Decision within the US Congress

The USA has lauded India's aggression in opposition to China within the wake of the Line of Management (LoC) battle in Ladakh.

In 24 hours, 1,007 individuals died and 64,553 new circumstances had...

The variety of coronary coronary heart illness sufferers within the nation is growing quickly. Greater than 60,000 coronary coronary heart illness sufferers...

Terrorist assault in Jammu and Kashmir, two policemen martyred; Search operation...

A police convoy has been attacked in Jammu and Kashmir. The assault happened within the Naugaon sector of Srinagar. Two policemen have...

Prashant Bhushan convicted of contempt of Supreme Courtroom, sentenced on August...

Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has been convicted by the Supreme Courtroom of contempt of courtroom. A photograph of Chief Justice Sharad Bobade...

Nishan-e-Pakistan award for separatist chief Syed Ali Shah Geelani in Jammu...

Former Hurriyat and separatist chief Syed Ali Shah Geelani has been honored by Pakistan on its Independence Day. On Friday, August 14,...

6 members of Mirza’s household together with BJP MLA contracted coronary...

Incumbent BJP MLA from Sangli-Miraj assembly constituency and former social justice minister Suresh Khade has contracted coronary heart disease.

One jawan martyred, one injured in Naxal firing in Gadchiroli

Gadchiroli: One policeman was killed and one other injured when Naxals opened fireplace on two jawans who had been on their option...

Swami was livid over the Air India sale supply to the...

Stated "If the deal goes forward, I'll file a felony criticism towards bigwigs within the authorities."