FLOOD IN ASSAM

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NDRF deployed its 12 teams from 01 Bn NDRF and 04 teams from 02 Bn NDRF alongwith 64 boats and other life saving equipment w.e.f. 25/06/2012 at Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Kamrup, Tinsukia, Sonitpur, Sivsagar, Rangia, Jorhat and Nagaon districts of Assam witch were flooded due to heavy rains in June- July,2012. The Brahmaputra river was above the danger mark and the districts affected by the current wave of floods include Barpeta, Dhemaji, Jorhat, Golaghat, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Sivsagar, Nagaon, Morigaon, Lakhimpur, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, Nalbari, Bongaigaon, Chirang, Baksa, Sonitpur, Udalguri, Goalpara, Cachar, Kamrup and Karimganj. NDRF carried out rescue and relief operations and evacuated thousands of marooned people to safe places, helped the state administration in distributing tones of relief material and gave medical treatment to flood affected people. The teams evacuated 18486 flood affected personnel in all and recovered 03 dead bodies. They have also distributed 1734 quintals of relief material to 13073 flood affected families.

FLOOD IN ASSAM