Assam News – Nearly 5 lakh people affected in 21 districts

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Assam flood situation grim: Nearly 5 lakh people affected in 21 districts 2

The flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim with nearly five lakh people in the state affected.

According to Assam State Disaster management Authority (ASDMA), a total of 4,92,818 people have been affected by the floods.

Assam flood situation grim: Nearly 5 lakh people affected in 21 districts 3

As many as 21 districts in Assam have been affected by the first wave of floods in the state.

Meanwhile, 39606.03 hectares of crop land have been damaged by the floods thus far, ASDMA said.

Assam flood situation grim: Nearly 5 lakh people affected in 21 districts 4

Nalbari district is the worst-hit district with over 1.1 lakh people affected, followed by Golaghat with over91 thousand people and Darrang with over 84 thousand people.

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Currently, as many as 1230 villages in 21 districts of Assam are reeling under flood waters.

Meanwhile, 105 relief camps and distribution centres have been set up by the government in 12 districts of Assam.

Over 4000 people, including 935 children, have taken shelter in the 105 relief camps set up by the government.

The ASDMA added that over .5.4 lakh animals and poultry have also been affected due to the floods.





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