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Aug 20, 2019
5:38PM

Cabinet Secretary chairs NCMC meeting to review flood situation

AIR
A meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee, NCMC was today held in New Delhi to review the prevailing flood situation in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Haryana and Delhi.

Chairing the meeting, Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha took stock of the current situation, preparedness, rescue and relief operations and directed that immediate assistance, be provided to meet the crisis.

Home Ministry in a release said, as of now, 28 teams of the NDRF have been deployed in these states and resources from the Army and Air Force, have been pressed into service. Additional teams are also on standby to deal with any exigency. IMD has stated that while there has been very heavy rainfall in these States over the past few days, the intensity is likely to decline over coming days. During the meeting, it was also directed to make available necessary financial assistance from the State Disaster Response Fund to the affected states.

Chief Secretaries and other senior officers from the State Governments participated in the meeting through Video Conference.


 

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