Appeals for aid in flooded areas


IMPHAL, July 31: With incessant rain continuing nonstop in the State over the past couple of days, several areas have been flooded. Several organisations have also called for help from the government to the flood affected areas.

The Anal Lenruwl Taangpi, Imphal Branch has appealed to the government to provide all possible help to the flooded areas of Chandel district.

According to a release of the association, due to incessant rain for the past few days, houses and properties including livestock as well as standing agricultural crops have been destroyed and submerged in Chandel Head Quarter areas, Chakpikarong and Pallel areas.

Moreover, the people of Chakpikarong area are in panic as the Chakpi river is flowing above the danger level and the lone bridge of Chakpikarong connecting the area is in a dilapidated condition as it is detached from the mainland from both sides leaving the people to be in touch through phone only as there is no other means of communication, it said.

Meanwhile, the Popular Front of India, Manipur State has also appealed to the government to look into the flooded areas in the south such as Khangabok, Sangaiyumpham, Wangjing-Tentha, Sangaiyumpham Cherapur, Nungphou, etc. which has been affected by flood.

A press release of the party has said that appeal has been made to medical, veterinary, water suppliers to give aids to the flood affected areas as soon as possible.

Moreover, paddy fields are mostly destroyed and needs immediate aid. Paddy fields of Lilong A/C are also at the risk of being destroyed. The party has appealed to the government once again to provide necessary help on the issue. The party also appealed to take up preventive measures on the rivers as well, it said.


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