Namsai- Flood situation remains change
The flood situation in Eastern Arunachal remains grim and major rivers of the region are flowing above the danger mark. Around 70% of Mahadevpur area have been submerged in flood water. The worst affected areas are Mahadevpur-I, II, III & IV, Kakoni, Mohaloni, Podumoni, Ekorani, Kothalguri, Sitpani Moran, Silatoo.Since last night, more than 200 people have been rescued and evacuated from their home by the 12 Bn NDRF team and shifted them to designated relief camps. Service from Army and CRPF has also been requisitioned for emergency purpose. Around 2,500 Hcts of agriculture field are totally submerged and damaged by the flood water. Around 16 relief camps have bee set up so far in the district wherein around 4000 flood affected people are taking shelter.
Pasighat- embankment washed away
Siang river is flowing above the danger mark inundating low-lying areas. Rainwater also damaged standing cropsThe district administration advised to the people residing in low-lying areas adjacent to the river to be careful and cautioned against boating or fishing in the river. The administration has restricted collection of sand-gravels and movement of heavy and commercial vehicles in riverbanks. The flood water washed away the lone embankment in Dumpani village under Diyun circle on Friday night forcing the villagers to evacuate. Eight families, who got stranded in an island created by the Noa-Dihing river at Dumpani village were evacuated to safer places by Indian Army, Police along with team from Adonoi Mission on Friday mid-night while 34 families were evacuated on Saturday .
Yupia – Health Scenario Reviewed
Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Kumar Singh in a meeting here on Saturday thoroughly reviewed the health scenario and various health schemes implemented in the district. Presiding over the Meeting on Measles Catch up Campaign, he called upon the Medical Officers to perform duty with utmost care and human touch in every aspects, especially while serving the poor and needy patients in remote areas. He directed the DMO to identify the ASHAs who are working sincerely in their respective fields and to award the well performing ASHAs with incentives to motivate them to work with dedication. The DC also suggested for conducting block level training involving the Aganwadi workers and the block education officers.
Doimukh- FRP Hatcheries distributed
Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP) hatcheries were distributed to three progressive fish farmers to produce quality seeds to meet the demands. Doimukh ZPM Tana Yayo handed over the hatcheries to Tana Akin Tara of, Doimukh, Nabam Yabang Boria of Balijan and Tana Nikam Tara of Sonajuli, Balijan in a small function at Doimukh on Saturday. The hatchery was provided by CIFA, Bhubaneswar, Orissa under NEH Sub-tribe plan. ZPM Gollo Takam of Upper Balijan empathetically appealed to the people to come forward in preserving the local fishes species available in the rivers of the area and also advised the PRI, GB and the students to participate in the conservation of the ecology.