FLOOD RESCUE AND EVACUATION OPERATION BY NDRF
Dated 05th August, 2016 Time 1500 Hrs
The flood rescue and relief operation by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in flood prone areas is still continue.
Massive search operation by NDRF with other agencies in Maharashtra's Raigad District is continue in third consecutive day today. Four NDRF teams are pressed in to action to trace the missing victims in the Savitri River and its surroundings. So far, NDRF has retrieved one dead body. Operation is still in progress.
Yesterday, NDRF team deployed at Aurangabad, Maharashtra for flood rescue & relief operation rescued 57 persons from village Banzar Gaon and further shifted them to safer places.
NDRF team deployed at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh organised medical camps at Dashasumev Ghat and provided medical attention to 64 sick and needy pilgrims. The team at Purnia organised medical camp at village- Simrahi, Block- Baisi and carried out health check-up of 60 persons. In addition, NDRF team also distributed medicine to needy persons.
A 24X7, NDRF control room in New Delhi is closely monitoring the situation and in touch with other agencies.
Issued By : PR Cell, NDRF HQ