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Evacuated over 7,800 people from flood-hit areas of Bihar: NDRF

The force evacuated 215 people from the marooned areas of Darbhanga, East Champaran and Saran districts on Thursday, he said.

Published: 30th July 2020 09:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th July 2020 09:59 PM   |  A+A-

NDRF personnel rescued around 37 people in flood-hit Bhawanipur and Motihari districts of Bihar

NDRF personnel rescued around 37 people in flood-hit Bhawanipur and Motihari districts of Bihar. (Photo| ANI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: More than 7,800 people have been evacuated by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) from the flood affected areas of Bihar till now, an spokesperson of the central force said on Thursday.

A total of 21 teams of the NDRF have been deployed in the state for flood rescue and relief work.

"During the current monsoon season, NDRF teams have evacuated more than 7,840 people and 265 livestock to safer places in Bihar."

"The teams also distributed 8,350 food packets and 2,630 kg food items among the needy," the spokesperson said.

The force evacuated 215 people from the marooned areas of Darbhanga, East Champaran and Saran districts on Thursday, he said.

They are also assisting the state authority in the distribution of relief material in the affected areas, he said.

As per official data, 11 people have died and nearly 40 lakh people affected by the deluge in the state.

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