Arunachal: Hollongi reeling under flood, 15 houses submerged

 It was around 3 AM when the flash flood of Panka Nallah entered  into the village and inundated several houses of the villages.


Hollongi Patila-I Dokum Village under Balijan administrative circle of Papum Pare district reeling under flash flood and around 15 houses have been submerged under flood water today. The villagers  have been facing hard life and appeal the administration for immediate help.

”Our life have become a miserable one”, a local lady said. She inform that  we have lost our poultry, goats and even several property in the flash flood but no body from the administration have come to listen to us.

 It was around 3 AM when the flash flood of Panka Nallah entered  into the village and inundated several houses of the villages.

One local resident Chera Nanu, said that this is not the first time, it was happened in last year also and then local MLA alongwith Deputy Commissioner have visited but no permanent solution was taken up and the situation is being faced again. Our children are unable to go to school as several household materials have also been damaged due to flood water, said Nanu.

There is a chance of outbreak disease and demanded immediate intervention of district administration and local MLA for immediate help and support to the flood affected people.

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He also inform that the flash flood is due to the diversion of the said nallah just near the NDRF headquarter. Though the flood was threatening for last one week but from yesterday it is too much and whole things come under flood. Nanu added.

Balijan EAC  Mudo Tamo who visited the place later afternoon spoke to the affected people  and cautioned them during the night. He  advice them remain alert during the monsoon. He said he have already inform the situation of the area to Balijan ADC who will visit on Friday morning and immediate temporary  measures will be taken up to drain the flood water from the area. A team, of doctors will also visit the area to check the locals and children who have suspected caught skin diseases and others .

Though temporary arrangement is not a solution but we will recommend for a permanent solution this time and urge them to remain alert and stay safe.  EAC added.


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