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The flood situation in Assam has slightly improved in the last 24 hours. A total of 25,10,989 population of 2,894 villages in 27 districts have been affected by flood in the state in the last 24 hours, as per the bulletin of Assam State Disaster Management Authority on June 25.

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Four human lives were lost in the last 24 hours in the flood and the total death toll is not 121 in the state.

A total of 80346.28 hectares of crop areas have been affected by floods in the last 24 hours.

“Flood situation is showing marginal improvement as water is receding from the affected areas,” the bulletin added.

The 27 affected districts are – Bajali, Baksa, Barpeta, Biswanath, Cachar, Chirang, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Dima-Hasao, Goalpara, Golaghat, Hailakandi, Hojai, Kamrup, Kamrup (M), Karbi Anglong West, Karimganj, Lakhimpur, Morigaon, Nagaon, Nalbari, Sonitpur, South Salmara, Tamulpur and Udalguri.

Assam government has further expedited the response and recovery services by engaging the concerned stakeholders and deployment of additional resources and support systems to the severely affected districts especially Barak Valley in the state.

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“Teams led by ministers and supported by the senior secretaries would visit the affected areas in the state shortly to oversee the damage assessment followed by the severe flood. The Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) of the entire state would also be arranged for damage assessment,” an ASDMA press release said.

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel of Itanagar and Bhubaneswar as well as prepositioned NDRF teams in Assam along with Indian Army, SDRF, Fire & Emergency personnel, Police Force and Aapda Mitra volunteers are helping the district administrations in rescue operations and relief distributions.

A total of 57.55 MT of gratuitous relief items including rice, packaged drinking water, food packets, wheat bran for animals and others were air transported on June 25 from Guwahati and Jorhat to Silchar, Cachar.

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