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Assam Flood: 4 lakh people in distress, even after flood situation improves

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According to an official bulletin, the flood situation in Assam improved considerably on Sunday, with water levels in most rivers decreasing. However, the downpour has affected more than four lakh people in four districts, according to the report.

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Assam Flood has affected 4 Districts of Assam

According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), the floods have affected around 4,01,800 people in four districts: Cachar, Dima Hasao, Morigaon, and Nagaon.

Moreover, Nagaon is the worst-affected district, with nearly 2.91 lakh individuals in need. It is followed by the Cachar district (with a population of over 68,500 people) and the Morigaon district (with a population of over 68,500 people) (nearly 41,000 people).

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Until Saturday, nearly 4.49 lakh people had been displaced by the floods throughout the state’s four districts.

The flood claimed the lives of two additional people, according to the Saturday bulletin. The death toll from this year’s flood and landslides has risen to 32, according to the report, with two people from the Nagaon district dying.

According to the ASDMA data, 596 villages are currently underwater and 25,860 hectares of cropland have been devastated in the flood-affected districts of the state.

Authorities are also running 106 relief camps and distribution centers in the four districts, housing 31,645 people, including 6,919 children, according to the report.

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