We help sick people to be taken to hospital and get treated. Of course, we extend our helping hand through all possible means. During natural calamities too we do our best to reach them to meet their immediate needs.
On 9th August 2017, the fresh flood devastated Lakhs of lives in Assam. Over 150 people have lost their lives.The latest Floods in Assam have resulted in a loss of over Rs 2939 crores which is 15 times the average loss the state puts up every year owing to floods. The aftermath of deluge brings the threat of malnutrition, diarrhoea, water-borne diseases like cholera and dysentery, psychological stress and human trafficking. Drinking water and sanitation remain a challenge even if one is living in a relief camp.
GUWAHATI: In what seems to be the state's worst deluge in three decades, the death toll in the second wave of floods rose to 15, with 10 more deaths reported on Sunday. With over 10 lakh people affected in the last 24 hours, the total number of flood victims shot up to 15 lakh across 21 districts in Assam. Over 85% of the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) was inundated.
More than 1.83 lakh displaced have taken shelter in 439 relief camps. Rescue operations by the Army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force and the State Disaster Response Force personnel are underway, said state project co-coordinator of Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) Rajib Prakash Baruah. About 3,000 villagers were rescued and shifted to relief camps on Sunday, said defence PRO Lt Col S Newton.
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