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Maharashtra floods Maharashtra: Navy Deploys Seven Teams Of Flood Rescue In Ratnagiri And Raigarh Districts

In the Ratnagiri and Raigarh districts of Maharashtra, seven teams of flood rescue from the Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy were deployed

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In the Ratnagiri and Raigarh districts of Maharashtra, seven teams of flood rescue from the Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy were deployed. This was done to continue providing assistance to people from the local population who have been affected by the floods. A press release was out saying that the teams have provided packaged 'ready to eat' meals to more than 200 families in the last two days.

The release gave out information saying that the teams of the Indian Navy are engaged in rescue operations. They would be returning to Mumbai on July 26 after the completion of rescue efforts. They will continue to remain in a high state of readiness to respond to any further requests for assistance.

 

Seven teams of flood rescue of the Indian Navy deployed in Maharashtra

The press release said, "Emergency first aid and basic medicines were also provided to the people in need. The teams also assisted citizens in clearing up the debris left by the receding floodwaters in the area." The CMO Maharashtra Twitter account put out a statement saying, "So far, the floodwaters have not subsided and inclement weather persists. Hence, the relief work should be carried on with due precautions. Food, clothes, and medicines should be immediately provided to those affected." Daroom Uloom Madrasa in Shiroli, Kolhapur rehabilitated flood-affected people. They have housed over 400 people and provided them with food & other facilities as well.

164 people dead, 100 missing in Maharashtra floods

The Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy mobilised resources to provide assistance to State and District administrations of affected areas in Karnataka and Goa as well, that are reeling under flooding of both urban and rural areas due to the incessant heavy rains. So far, due to the Maharashtra floods, 164 people have lost their lives and 100 are still missing, as per the Department of Relief and Rehabilitation. The Department also informed that the death toll in the 1,028 affected villages has reached 164. About 150 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have been engaged in relief and rescue operations in floods and landslides affected areas all over India. 34 teams have been deployed in Maharashtra alone. 

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