Source: Newspapers from Northeast
Support the flood Victims in the Northeast India
Seva bharathi, Lakhimpur,
A/C No: 50038395775
IFSC Code: ALLA,
the floods in the State have become critical, particularly in Dhemaji, Jonai and Dhakuwakhana. At least eight persons have lost their lives, while 8 lakh people were rendered homeless and thousands of hectares of cultivated land washed away by surging water. Further, railway and road communication have been disrupted.
Over three and half lakh affected and led homeless by floods in 6 districts
In North Lakhimpur alone, more than 65,000 people have been said to have been affected by flood in different villages. This is the official figure and as it is being believed that the number would be much more. The number of people affected in Dhemaji and other districts together has brought the number of flood hit people in the state to over three and half lakhs. So far seven deaths have been reported.
293 out of 423 earthen banks on Assam Rivers crossed expiry period!
As many as 293 out of 423 embankments on Assam Rivers to prevent floods have been reported to have crossed their expiry period. This means that these banks can break down anytime under pressure of the water currents, bringing a threat to millions of people living in the state.
Floods render 1,500 people homeless in Meghalaya