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Assam Govt. instructs departments to gear up relief measures in flood-hit areas

Updated: Jul 10, 2016 10:55 IST      
Assam Govt. instructs departments to gear up relief measures in flood-hit areas
Guwahati, July 10 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has instructed all concerned departments to gear up relief measures in flood hit areas, as over one lakh people are still reeling under the fury of flood.

The Chief Minister reviewed the flood situation with senior officials in Guwahati last evening.

Jorhat and Golaghat are the worst hit districts, as flood water damaged crop land and affected livestock.

The Chief Minister instructed ministers, legislators and Deputy Commissioners to visit flood affected areas.

He also told Health department to monitor the health related situation in marooned areas.

Meanwhile, the Army has been roped into the rescue and relief operation in Jorhat district and the troopers, along with local teams of rescuers were evacuating people from the flooded areas to safer shelters. (ANI)

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