Mankachar: At a time when the troops of Guwahati Frontier of Border Security Force (BSF) apart from management of Indo-Bangladesh International Border comes into the rescue of civilians during an emergency situation like natural calamity, dousing the devastating fire and providing medical assistance, here’s a condition of the BSF camp in Mankachar under South Salmara District due to heavy flooding in the area since the past few days.
As per reports, the BSF camp was totally inundated due to flood. The BSF soldiers have been suffering a lot during the last few days.
Meanwhile, the BSF jawans witnessed taking shelter in a safe zone in the nearby area.
It is to be noted that as on 17th July 2019, total 4,626 number of villages in 114 revenue circles of 29 number of Districts Viz. Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Sonitpur, Darrang, Udalguri, Baksa, Barpeta, Nalbari, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, South Salmara, Goalpara, Kamrup, Kamrup (M), Morigaon, Nagaon, Hojai, Golaghat, Majuli, Jorhat, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Cachar, Karbi Anglong and Karimganj of Assam have been affected in the Flood. Approximately 57, 51,938 people have been affected.
Presently, 427 numbers of Relief Camps are operational in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Sonitpur, Darrang, Baksa, Nalbari, Barpeta, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, South Salmara, Goalpara, Kamrup, Morigaon, Nagaon, Karbi Anglong, Golaghat, Majuli, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Cachar and Karimganj districts with 1,51,947 inmates and 392 Relief Distribution Centres in the districts of Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Sonitpur, Darrang, Udalguri, Baksa, Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Dhubri, South Salmara, Kamrup, Kamrup (M), Morigaon, Nagaon, Hojai, Golaghat, Majuli, Dibrugarh and Cachar.
Total 10 numbers of persons have lost their lives due to flood in the districts of Sonitpur (2), Udalguri (2), Kamrup (M) (1), Morigaon (4) and Nagaon (1) in last 24 hours. In this season, the total numbers of death are now 28 persons in Flood and 2 persons in a landslide. The water level of Rivers at Danger Level: the Brahmaputra at Neamatighat (Jorhat), Tezpur (Sonitpur), Guwahati (Kamrup), Goalpara, Dhubri; Dhansiri (S) at Numaligarh (Golaghat); Jia Bharali at N.T.Rd.Xing (Sonitpur); Kopili at Kampur and Dharamtul (Nagaon), Puthimari at N.H.Rd.Xing (Kamrup); Beki at Rd. Bridge (Barpeta); Katakhal at Matizuri (Hailakandi); Kushiyara at Karimganj.
NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) and SDRF (State Disaster Response Force) teams have been pressed into service in the flood-affected areas for search and rescue operation.