NDRF Teams Rescue More Than 26,000 People From Flood-Hit States

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4:18 pm 22 Aug, 2016

In the flood-hit areas in Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and other states, NDRF has recused more than  26,400 people have so far.

In Bihar yesterday, the force teams evacuated 3,400 people, 275 from Varanasi and 325 from Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.

Besides the rescue work,the force teams have provided medical care to the more than 9,100 people in flood-hit states.

The National Disaster Response Force has fanned out 56 rescue and relief teams to help people hit by heavy rains in various states and tasked two Deputy Inspector General-rank officers in Bihar and UP with monitoring the situation.


 

 Villagers move to a safe place from floods in Gopalganj in Bihar PTI

Villagers move to a safe place from floods in Gopalganj in Bihar
PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised total support to the flood-hit states and said Home Minister Rajnath Singh is closely monitoring the situation.

 

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