Rains: Over 2,100 households evacuated as a result of floods in Hyderabad


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Rains: Over 2,100 families evacuated due to floods in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Over 2,100 households have been evacuated from close to the Gurram Cheruvu (lake) close to Barkas by the town administration, because the water physique is more likely to flood. On Sunday, the Larger Hyderabad Municipal Company (GHMC) and different authorities departments as soon as once more started evacuation operations as scores of individuals had been stranded in colonies at Hafeez Baba Nagar and different areas. 

GHMC commissioner Lokesh Kumar on Sunday alerted officers and area workers, and likewise cautioned residents that the town is more likely to obtain extra rain within the coming week, as per climate report. The civic physique has additionally been evacuating residents in low mendacity areas as a precautionary measure. 

In complete, up to now, 37,409 households have been affected by the floods in Hyderabad over the previous week. Affected residents are additionally being given rations kits from the Chief Minister Reduction Fund, which incorporates three blankets and different supplies work Rs.2800. As of now, 20,000 ration kits and blankets had been distributed and remaining kits and blankets will probably be distributed by October 19, stated the GHMC in a press release. 

Equally, the civic physique can be distributing milk, bread and biscuits to the affected households.

It claimed that 90,000 packed meals have additionally been distributed to those that have suffered losses as a result of floods. The engineering wing and Catastrophe Response Groups (DRF) groups of the GHMC are additionally pumping out water from house cellars and inundated colonies throughout Hyderabad. 

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From the DRF and engineering departments, a complete of 242 are presently on the bottom engaged in de-watering actions. With a purpose to include water-borne and vector-borne illnesses, the entomology and DRF are additionally spraying bleaching powder and Sodium

Hypochlorite chemical substances in cellars and inundation areas. 

Within the curiosity of the general public well being, the GHMC Commissioner has appealed to residents

to drink boiled water solely, in order that water-borne illnesses and different infections could be managed.  Subscribe us on

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