Over 33,000 people of 14 districts affected from Assam floods

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Over 33,000 people of 14 districts affected from Assam floods

Assam: The state of Assam is dealing with severe floods which have left a significant impact on the lives of its residents. According to the latest report from the Flood Reporting and Information Management System, a total population of 33,412 has been affected by the floods as of June 18, 4:00 p.m.
Lakhimpur district has been the worst affected, with 25,275 people affected, followed by Dibrugarh with 3,857 and Tinsukia with 2,666. The floods have caused extensive damage in 14 districts and subdivisions, including Biswanath, Cachar, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Hojai, Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Nalbari, Sonitpur, Tinsukia and Udalguri.
The urban areas of Kechar, Kamrup (M), and Nalbari are also suffering from the devastating effects of floods, further worsening the situation of the residents.
Apart from the human impact, the floods have also affected the animal population of the region. A total of 20,405 animals have been affected, including 13,587 large animals, 6,316 small animals and 502 poultry. Tragically, 21 animals were washed away in the flood waters.
Rescue and relief operations have been actively carried out by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF). Five boats have been deployed to assist in the evacuation efforts and a four-person medical team has been deployed to provide medical aid to those affected.
The floods have also caused significant damage to infrastructure, particularly in Biswanath and Gohpur. Embankments have been affected, leading to erosion along the banks of the Solengi and Sessa rivers. The gravity of the situation has prompted the deployment of resources from various departments, including the water resources department and the Panchayat and rural development departments.

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