Mizoram To Supply Drinking Water To Assam Amid Scarcity Due To Floods

Zoramthanga said that Mizoram will ensure all possible help to its neighbouring state at such times.
The drinking water bottles are being delivered by the Central Young Mizo Association from Mizoram
The drinking water bottles are being delivered by the Central Young Mizo Association from Mizoram

The Chief Minister of Mizoram, Zoramthanga on Sunday said that the Central Young Mizo Association are on their way to deliver drinking water to Assam as the state has been affected by floods.

Zoramthanga said that Mizoram will ensure all possible help to its neighbouring state at such times, reported ANI.

The Mizoram CM tweeted, “The Central Young Mizo Association are on their way to deliver drinking waters to our neighbouring #AssamFloods2022 victims. The Govt. of Mizoram will ensure all possible help from the end. Mizoram will always be with #Assam in this trying time.”

Even as the situation in Assam improved slightly, over 33.03 lakh people in 28 districts of the state remain affected due to floods which followed heavy showers.

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According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), as many as 117 people have died so far in floods and landslides in the state this year, out of which 100 people lost their lives in floods alone.

Meanwhile, 8.76 lakh people have been affected in Barpeta district alone, followed by 5.08 lakh people in Nagaon, 4.01 lakh in Kamrup, 2.76 lakh people in Cachar, 2.16 in Karimganj, 1.84 lakh in Dhubri, and 1.70 lakh people in Darrang, the report added.

Seven types of fixed and rotary-wing aircrafts have been deployed by the Indian Air Force (IAF) for relief work in several areas, officials said yesterday.

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