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Around 1.70 lakh victims taken to relief camps as flood ebb away in Sangli
Maharashtra

Around 1.70 lakh victims taken to relief camps as flood ebb away in Sangli

Agency News

Sangli, Maharashtra, Aug 12 : Kolhapur and Sangli have started to pick up the pieces after the massive floods have ebbed leaving behind the visuals of muddy streets and relief camps teeming with the victims.

As of now, around 1,73,584 people and 42,494 domestic animals have been shifted to the relief camps and the work of providing the victims with basic amenities is being carried out on a war-footing, stated Collector Abhijeet Chaudhari.

The worst-hit tehsils are Walva and Miraj as 66,547 and 52,514 victims, respectively, have been taken to safe locations.

The other places battered by the floods are Palus and Shirala tehsils where around 25 and 21 villages reeled under the calamitous downpour.

In City Corporation areas,a total of 14,621 people and 720 domestic animals have been rehabilitated till 1000 hours today,mentioned release.

"Sixty-seven medical teams have been deputed in the marooned areas, and a total of 14,891 victims are being administered treatment," informed Collector Chaudhari.

Health teams are engaged in the work of cleaning up the mess left behind by the flood, he added. (UNI)