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Assam: Additional NDRF team deployed to Barak Valley amid Ongoing flood crisis

Assam: Additional NDRF team deployed to Barak Valley amid Ongoing flood crisis

An extra team from the 1st Battalion of the NDRF has been airlifted to Barak Valley in Assam due to severe flooding. The team will join the existing NDRF unit to aid in rescue and relief operations.

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NDRF Sends Extra Team to Flood-Hit Barak Valley in Assam NDRF Sends Extra Team to Flood-Hit Barak Valley in Assam

In response to the worsening flood situation in Barak Valley, an additional team from the 1st Battalion of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been deployed to the region. 

The team was airlifted from Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport, Borjhar, Guwahati, and transported to Silchar Airport in Cachar.

This newly deployed team will join the existing NDRF unit already stationed in the flood-affected areas, providing immediate assistance and support to manage and mitigate the flooding impacts. 

The 1st Battalion of NDRF has been actively involved in assisting the district and state administrations in their flood response efforts.

Yesterday, NDRF personnel conducted a significant rescue operation in the villages of Kandhulimari and Baliram Pathar, located in Doboka and Hojai respectively. 

During this operation, 149 individuals were rescued, including 47 children and one pregnant woman, showcasing the force's commitment to saving lives and ensuring the safety of the residents.

Edited By: Puja Mahanta
Published On: Jun 01, 2024