Fifteen Teams of NDRF Deployed in Assam for Flood Rescue and Relief Operations
A total of 21 districts of Assam have been affected due to flood in the rivers of Brahamputra, Puthumari, Jiabharali, Burhidihing, Dhansiri, Beki and Manas.
Rescue and relief operations are continuing in the flood affected areas. Govt of India has deployed 15 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel (548 men along with 60 boats and flood rescue equipment etc) who are carrying out rescue and relief operations.
An IAF helicopter has been deployed for air dropping of the food packets and rescue operations. The Government is closely monitoring the situation and is in constant touch with the State Government for extending the required support and assistance.
KSD/SK (Release ID :85058)