SewaBharathi appeals to support North East Flood Vicitms
The flood situation in Assam has deteriorated further, as flood waters have submerged over 2,000 villages in 19 districts, affecting over 13 lakh people, officials said on Thursday.
The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said three people -- two in Tinsukia and one in Dibrugarh -- died due to floods since Wednesday, taking the toll to seven.
"As of now, 13,78,540 people have been hit due to floods in 2,199 villages," an ASDMA official said.
Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Jorhat, Lakhimpur, Morigaon, Nalbari, Barpeta, Sonitpur and Darrang districts remained the worst affected.
A total of 2,66,908 people are taking shelter in 385 relief camps in 14 districts, with Dibrugarh district having the highest number of 149 camps housing 91,750 people.
The floods have also affected 176,559 hectares of crop land.
Six out of nine districts are flood affected.
The worst flood affected districts are Thoubal, Chandel and Churachandpur.
Moreh town, in Indo-Myanmar border, Jiribam on the Assam border, Kasom Khullen in Ukhrul District, have been cut off from rest of the state due to landslide and destruction of bridges.
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