CM reviews Assam flood situation

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal reviewed the flood situation through video conferencing with all the DCs of the state on Thursday.

Taking stock of the situation, the CM has urged the DCs to stay alert and has directed to keep control rooms active in order to serve the flood affected round the clock.

Sonowal has also asked the DCs of the affected districts to take appropriate measures to provide medical assistance to the flood affected and has also ordered that if in any case there is a scarcity of doctors, then the Health Director be contacted as soon as possible.

Expressing concern over medical assistance for the animals and scarcity of food and drinking water in the areas affected by flood, the CM has asked apt measures be taken up.

During the video conference, the Chief Minister has ordered to make arrangements for regular police patrolling.

In order to prevent any untoward incidents due to electrocution, he has also asked the district administration to be alert and to take precautions to curb such instances.

Keeping in mind the rising cases of Japanese Encephalitis and Malaria in the state, Sonowal has directed blood samples be collected from all the relief camps in order to detect and curb such infection.

A one-time compensation be granted to those who had lost their lives in the floods, ordered the CM.

With Kaziranga also submerged by flooding waters, Sonowal also took stock of the Wildlife Sanctuary.

Speaking on the rising cases of landslide in Guwahati, the Chief Minister has urged the administration to identify the landslide prone areas and spread awareness among the people of the city.Sarbananda Sonowal has urged all the government employees and officials to cooperate under the leadership of all the DCs and work for the people those who have been affected by the devastating floods of Assam.

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