Flood Situation In Kokrajhar Remained Grim


Kokrajhar, June 17: Flood situation continue to be grim in many parts of Kokrajhar district.

Over 86,000 population in 258 villages under Kokrajhar, Gossaigaon, Bogribari, Bhawraguri and Dotma block in the district were affected by the flash flood due to incessant rains since the last few days and the rising water level of major rivers flowing downstream through Lower Assam districts from upstream Bhutan. The flash flood claims two lives in Kokrajhar in the last two days.

According to official reports, over 25,506 population are presently sheltering in 64 relief camps. Relief materials are being provided by the administration, NGOs, and individuals to the affected people.

The Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) administration and the district administration has been monitoring the flood situation in the district.

The administration has put on alert the SDRF to deal with the situation.

CIT NSS distributes relief

The National Service Scheme (NSS) Volunteers of Central Institute Of Technology Kokrajhar along with Programme Officers, Programme Coordinator, faculties, staffs actively responded the natural calamity caused by intensive rain and distributed relief materials. Materials like baby foods, sanitary pads, milks, cloths, candles lights, mosquito nets etc wete distributed in the camps. The team also distributed packet foods to the flood affected peoples. Further the incharge in the camps are advised to contact the NSS Team of CIT Kokrajhar for any kind of immediately help.