Assam's flood situation conditions were improvised only to get worse again and it affected two more districts by the level of rising water as said by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said on Saturday.
The vast area of land in Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts have been freshly submerged, taking the number of affected districts to six, an ASDMA report said.
A total of 2,22,792 people in 369 villages have been affected in the current wave of floods, it added. The flood has so far claimed 24 lives. The flood-affected districts were Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Hojai, Cachar, Hailakandi, and Karimganj, the ASDMA report said.
Barak Valley -- Cachar, Hailakandi, and Karimganj districts have been badly affected by the flood in which Karimganj is the worst-hit district with 1,55,792 people affected, the ASDMA said.
Now Khalsa Aid's volunteers from Punjab are helping the people stranded in the area. Not only evacuating they are also providing the victims with food and other basic amenities. They hired boats to help people leave the area and provide them with sanitary items and groceries.
THE TEAM KHALSA AID IS ALWAYS THERE IN THE SITUATIONS LIKE THIS AND ARE ALWAYS THE FIRST ONE TO REACH THE PLACES LIKE THIS TO HELP THEM AND PROVIDING ALL THE THINGS NEEDED.
They have set a great example of the humanity.
People are spreading the movement on social media so that more volunteers can join the team.
The authorities have set up 142 relief camps, where 27,871 people have taken shelter. Karimganj itself has 133 of these camps.