Assam Drowning in Flood have affected lives and livelihoods of people of Assam

Since last couple of years, rain have been affecting the country in massive way. Recently,  Assam has witnessed the worst of floods in last couple of days. The floods have affected lives and livelihoods of people of Assam. 

The floods have affected lakhs of people in the state and the situation worsens with every passing day. Below mentioned is the account of loss garnered due to floods. 

Flood have affected lives
Flood have affected lives

Affected Area - 28 districts in the state have been affected due to floods. 

Affected Population - A near of 33 lakh people have been affected, some losing their lives and property. A total of 33 lakh animals were also dreadfully affected by the havoc created by floods.

Flood have affected lives
Flood have affected lives

Total Death - A total of 85 deaths have been reported so far.

Relief Activities - A total of 44,108 people settled in regufe camps.

Affected Property -  around 3000 villages and 1.28 hector of land damaged.

Kaziranga National Park has been affected on par. Almost 95% of the park area ka drowned in flood. 

Animals died - 51 so far 
Animals Rescued - 102 still counting

Flood have affected lives
Flood have affected lives

The relief work is being carried out at a huge scale in the state. Relief camps are built, people affected due to floods are being taken care of. As per the report of Assam State Disaster Management Authority, a total of 517 relief camps along with food distribution centres have been arranged for to aid people affected. 

With the numbers of affected population keeps increasing, let's hope that the situation comes under control at the earliest for the people of Assam


Written by : Rachana Purohit


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