Aizwal-based youth association to provide drinking water to flood victims in Assam
Updated: June 26, 2022 11:28 p.m. STI
Aizwal (Mizoram) [India]Jun 26 (ANI): As Assam is hit by floods, Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga said on Sunday that the Central Young Mizo Association is on its way to provide drinking water to the neighboring state .
The Chief Minister said that Mizoram will provide all possible assistance.
Taking to Twitter, Zoramthanga wrote, “Central Mizo Youth Association is on its way to provide drinking water to nearby victims of #AssamFloods2022. Mizoram government will ensure all possible help until the end. Mizoram will always be with #Assam in this trying time.”
The overall flood situation in Assam has improved but more than 33.03 lakh people in 28 districts are still affected due to the natural calamity in the state, the Managing Authority informed on Saturday. Disasters of Assam State (ASDMA).
According to ASDMA, a total of 117 people have lost their lives so far in floods and landslides in the state this year; of which 100 people died in the floods alone, while the other 17 died due to landslides.
The report also states that 8.76 lakh people were affected in Barpeta district alone, followed by 5.08 lakh people in Nagaon, 4.01 lakh people in Kamrup, 2.76 lakh people in Cachar, 2.16 in Karimganj , 1.84 lakh in Dhubri and 1.70 lakh people were affected in Darrang district of Assam.
The Indian Air Force has deployed seven types of fixed and rotary wing aircraft to various flood-hit areas, officials said on Sunday.
Earlier in the day, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma visited Silchar to monitor the flood situation and gave an update on the condition of those affected by the floods. (ANI)