Muzaffarpur: In the lowland region of Nepal and north Bihar Due to the frequent rainfall in many districts of the state, flood situation has arisen in East Champaran, West Champaran, Gopalganj and Darbhanga due to the rising water level of the rivers flowing through North Bihar.
Fury caused by floods in four districts
Due to this, 30,062 people in 25 Panchayats of four blocks of East Champaran are partially affected. In West Champaran, 95,000 people are partially affected in 15 panchayats of four blocks. In Gopalganj district, 28,376 people are affected by floods in 19 panchayats of 5 blocks, while in Darbhanga, about 3 lakh population is affected in 80 panchayats of 7 blocks.
In view of the flood situation, the concerned district administration is engaged in relief and rescue work on a war footing. All the senior officers of the districts are engaged in relief work day and night. 4 lakh 40 thousand cusecs were discharged in Gandak river Bagaha in West Champaran, after which the district administration issued a high alert and the District Magistrate has inspected all the embankments with the engineers.
Embankments are continuously monitored
Apart from this, people were alerted via miking and transported to safe marked places. NDRF has also done miking through boats and arrangements have been made to take people to safe places. A team of engineers was deployed near the embankments, 190 home guards were deployed and patrolling of the embankments is being done continuously on their behalf.
In some places, minor leakage has been repaired emergencyly due to petrol. 400 people have been detained and kept in the middle school Bagaha. There, people are being served food by following social distancing through community kitchens. Water is overtopping the road due to increase in the water level of Sikharna river near Chanpatia on Bettiah-Narkatiaganj road.
NDRF-SDRF teams maintain front
The district administration is fully ready to help the affected people of East Champaran. 12 community kitchens are being run for the affected people, in which 12,234 people are eating every day. 49 boats have been provided to ensure that there is no difficulty in the movement of people.
240 polythene sheets have been distributed among the affected people. Pure drinking water is being made available to the people. In the operation of community kitchens, social distancing and masks are being compulsorily followed. To deal with any unpleasant situation, 02 teams of NDRF and SDRF are deployed, which are monitoring the situation 24×7.
Engineers are engaged in guarding the dam day and night
Similarly, District Magistrate Gopalganj has deputed 24×7 magistrates and engineers who are guarding the dam day and night to monitor the 84 km long dam located in the district. Minor leaks have been made safe without any delay.
It is the effort of the district administration that the dam should be safe in every situation so that the floods of floods do not have to be faced. 9,500 people living inside the dam have been disposed off and taken to safer places. For these, 3 relief camps have been arranged. 13 community kitchens are being run, in which 14,822 people are eating every day. Polythene sheets have been provided to 03 thousand affected people.
Arrangements are also being made for the animals in the flood
Actually, not only humans but also animals have been affected by the floods. More than 20 quintals of cattle feed has been made available to livestock farmers for more than 100 animals. 3 teams of NDRF have been deployed here, which are monitoring the situation 24×7.
Arrangement of more than 15 thousand people in 98 community kitchens in Darbhanga
The same district administration is running 98 community kitchens to help the Darbhanga affected people, in which 15,586 people are eating food every day. 2,217 polythene sheets have been distributed among the affected people. 160 boats have also been arranged.
Adequate fodder arrangements have also been made for the animals and so far 100 quintals of animal feed has been distributed. Pure drinking water is being made available to the people. In the operation of community kitchens, social distancing and masks are being compulsorily followed.
All the senior officers of the district are monitoring the work day and night. To deal with any unpleasant situation, 3 teams of NDRF and SDRF are deployed, which are monitoring the situation 24×7.