FLOOD RESCUE AND RELIEF OPERATIONS JAMMU & KASHMIR

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In view of heavy torrential rains causing massive destruction and severe distress in the state of Jammu and Kashmir with several fatalities and large number displaced, on the direction of MHA on 04th September, 2014 02 search and rescue teams of 07 Bn NDRF Bhatinda mobilised by road to J&K. Teams reached Jammu on 05/09/14 . In all total 22 teams from ( 04 Bn, 05 Bn, 06 Bn, 07 Bn & 08 Bn) NDRF equipped with 35 divers,148 boats,Life buoy - 338, Life Jacket- 765, diving set-16, Netra UAV, Satellite phone-20 and other flood related equipment were deployed in Jammu and Srinagar in Rajouri, Udhampur , Jammu and in Avantipura, Pulwama in Kashmir. In Srinagar teams were deployed in various places such as Karan Nagar main, Ram bagh, Raj Bagh, Chhattabal, Bakshi Stadium , Jawahar Nagar, Tulsi bagh, Batmalu, Badami bagh, Shivpura & Sonaver Bagh .
Sh. O. P. Singh, IPS, DG NDRF with Hon’ble HM visited Srinagar on 06.09.2014. Sh. O. P. Singh, IPS, DG NDRF and Sh. Sandeep Rai Rahore, IG, NDRF visited Srinagar from 10.09.2014 to 16.09.2014 & 18.09.2014 to 21.09.2014 respectively to supervise the operation.
When the situation normalised teams were de induction in phased manner w.e.f 15th Sep 2014. At present 01team is in Srinagar. During the operation NDRF teams evacuated 50,815 pers, retrieved 15 dead bodies, distributed 88.22 ton relief materials, established medical camp and 10145 flood affected persons attended. Further NDRF circulated its help line numbers and more than 4000 request was received from all over India and few from abroad through SMS, phones, email and whats app etc..

JAMMU & KASHMIR FLOOD RESCUE AND RELIEF OPERATIONS