Press Release



Date : 29/7/2017                                                                                   Time : 1400 Hrs

The flood relief and rescue operations by NDRF are in full swing in the floods affected areas of Gujarat, Rajasthan and West Bengal where most of the areas have been flood affected. The NDRF teams are on mission to provide immediate relief to flood victims and leaving no stone unturned to bring normalcy .
A. Gujarat:-  Relief and rescue operation are still underway in the worst affected areas of Gujarat. Yesterday NDRF teams evacuated  650 persons at Banaskatha, 155 persons at Patan and  Ahmadabad.  NDRF teams also assisted in relief work and distributed 11800 food packets, 9600 water bottles and 75 blankets at Patan, 16000 water pouch and 8000 Food packets at Banaskatha. In addition to rescue and relief work, NDRF teams are also engaged to provide medical assistance to flood victims. NDRF team at Kutch, Bhuj provided medical assistance to 140 persons. 

B. Rajasthan:- Yesterday, NDRF team operational at Jalore evacuated 87 persons and distributed 225-food pkt in flood affected area.

C. West Bengal :-  Yesterday, NDRF team carried out operation in Hooghly, West Medinipur and Burdwan and rescued 146 persons at Hooghly, 94 persons at West Medinipur and 287 persons at Burdwan. Besides teams at Hooghly and Burdwan assisted in distribution of relief materials to flood victims.

NDRF HQ, New Delhi is monitoring the situation closely and is in touch with other agencies and stakeholders.


Issued By : PR Cell, NDRF HQ, New Delhi


Issued By : PR Cell, NDRF HQ, New Delhi.