Assam-floods 2022

25 lakh people in Assam are still being affected by the floods

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma visited the city of Silchar where he asses the damages caused by flood waters.

The situation in Assam does not seem to be positive. More than 25 lakh people are suffering from the rain and more aid is needed for those who are still struggling.

Chief Minister Sarma visited Silchar to assess the damage and flooding in Barak Valley city.

The state of Assam has over 25 lakh civilians that have been affected by the floods. This is a majority of the population and it will take time to rebuild.

More than 2,33,000 people are currently in need of refuge from natural disasters in Assam. They have been battling flooding and landslides for the past two weeks.

259 distribution centres or points have been opened temporarily to distribute relief materials to populations that can’t stay in camps due to the storm.

The National Disaster Response Force helped with safe evacuation, taking over from state forces like the SDRF, Fire & Emergency Services, the police and ASDMA volunteers.

The bulletin reported that so far 67,237 people have been helped since the disaster.

Four more people died due to floods and landslides in Assam on Saturday. This year, 121 people have died from floods and landslides in Assam.

The ASDMA reports that fresh landslides have been reported in the Kamrup Metropolitan district.

Though the flood situation in Assam remains grim, average rainfall is down.

The Central Water Commission publishes helpfully informative bulletins on three rivers in Assam that are deemed to be dangerous. These rivers are the Kopili at Dharamtul, the Barak BP Ghat, and the AP Ghat, which are related to the tributary Kushiyara at Karimganj town.