Guwahati, July 08: The flood situation in Assam improved on Thursday because the water receded from six greater districts in the state. While 9.06 lakh people throughout 12 districts of the country are nonetheless suffering from the deluge, 17,068 hectares of cropland are inundated at present.
Districts such as Bajali, Cachar, Chirang, Darrang, Dibrugarh, Dima Hasao, Golaghat, Hailakandi, Kamrup, Karimganj, Morigaon, Nagaon, Sivasagar, and Tamulpur are nonetheless withinside the grip of floods.
The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) in its day-by-day flood record said that Cachar is the worst-hit district with over 5.63 lakh human beings suffering from the deluge, whilst the variety of flood sufferers in Nagaon and Morigaon are 1,56,731 and 1,51,842, respectively.
On the alternative hand, one toddler misplaced his lifestyle in Silchar city of Cachar district withinside the beyond 24 hours. The floods and landslides withinside the country have now claimed 187 lives when you consider that April this year. While 169 human beings died in flood-associated incidents, 18 have been killed in landslides.
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The government is presently strolling 207 alleviation camps in 12 districts, wherein a complete of 91,594 human beings have taken shelter, the ASDMA record said.
CENTRE EXTENDS MONETARY HELP
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday knowledgeable that the Centre has launched Rs 324.40 crore as a strengthen percentage of the State Disaster Response Fund for 2022-23 to the country which has been ravaged through floods and landslides this year.
“We’re immensely thankful to Hon PM Shri @narendramodi ji for the beneficiant act of the Central Government for the launch of Rs 324.40 cr as strengthen percentage of State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF). This will assist fight the modern-day floods and additionally in making provisions for flood sufferers,” CM Sarma tweeted.
We’re immensely grateful to Hon PM Shri @narendramodi ji for the generous act of the Central Government for release of Rs 324.40 cr as advance share of State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF). This will help combat the current floods & as also in making provisions for flood victims. pic.twitter.com/cQOlEMA5kk
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) July 7, 2022