NDRF : Flood rescue operation continues in Assam
Dated 23/06/2022 Time: - 1700 Hrs.
Presently 26 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are operating in the 14 flood affected districts of Assam in coordination with state and district Administration.
In the on-going flood operation, more than 900 persons have been shifted to safer place by NDRF today (Thursday). 01 person who was struggling to save his life was rescued by NDRF rescuers from the mid-stream of flood water in Kamprup district of the state. Since NDRF teams started rescue and relief operation from 16th June in Assam, so far 09 precious lives rescued and evacuated around 17,500 persons from the far flung maroon areas alongwith 32 livestock.
Rescuers are also assisting state administration in distribution of relief material. Rescue and relief operation still continues.
At present, 128 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are pre-positioned across the country in view of impending flood.
DG NDRF is closely monitoring the situation and is in close touch with concerned authorities/stakeholders.
Issued By: PR Cell, NDRF HQ