60 killed, 10 lakh affected in Assam floods across 21 districts
60 killed, 10 lakh affected in Assam floods across 21 districts
Assam floods: Death toll reaches 59, threat of diseases looms
17 July, 2017, 20:43
The death toll in the Assam flood climbed to 60 on Sunday with the authorities reporting one death in Morigaon district.
Almost 1.2 million people were affected by the floods in 24 of the state's 32 districts.
The floods have started receding in most districts of Assam, but with over 1100 villages in 17 districts still under water, the overall flood situation in the state continued to be grim.
He also directed steps to be taken for repairing and rebuilding houses that are damaged fully or partially by the floods.In addition, he also asked them to ensure fix of embankments damaged by flood in coordination with the water resource department as soon as water level recedes.
The flood situation slightly improved in the state, but officials said over half of Kaziranga National Park was submerged and over 70 animals have died.
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"All district administrations have been provided enough funds ahead of the floods and instructions issued to distribute relief generously in all affected areas", finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. Other rivers like Dhansiri at Numaligarh in Golaghat, Barak at A P Ghat in Cachar and Badarpurghat in Karimganj, Katakhal at Matizuri in Hailakandi and Kushiyara at Karimganj town were flowing above the danger marks.
Several NGOs meanwhile have launched a collection drive for relief materials including water, food, cloth and medicine for the flood-affected people. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today directed all deputy commissioners to ensure that families affected by the floods were provided with relief materials, irrespective of whether they were staying in relief camps or not.
"Farmers in the flood affected areas should be provided quality seeds for cultivation in coordination with the district agriculture officers", he said. 24 districts of Assam have been affected during this current phase of floods.
The chief minister directed the DCs to take measures for preventing any criminal activity from taking place at the flood affected areas as well as the relief camps under direct supervision of Superintendents of Police (SP) of the districts.
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