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Date of Publish: 2017-08-18

Numbers say a lot about ravaging annual floods in Assam

 

Ravaging waves of floods have left a trail of devstation across Assam this year. The Assam State Disaster Management Authority have stated in its flood report that 3,45,750.48 hectares of crop area in 31 disticts were destroyed till August 16. Over 33 lakh population have been affected in the current second wave of flood this year. Rescue troops of the National Disaster Response Force, State Disaster Response Force, CRPF, the Indian Army, Forest Police and local people have evacuated a total of 46479 marooned people. Altogether 4,19,452 flood-hit people have taken shelter in 903 relief camps till August 16. From August 10 to August 17, the floods claimed 49 human lives.

District-wise statistical account of the overall flood situation in the state as on August 17

 

DISTRICT Revenue Circle affected Number of Village affected Total
Dhemaji Dhemaji, Sisiborgaon, Jonai Dhemaji -31, Sisiborgaon -28, Jonai - 78 110
Lakhimpur Nowboicha, North Lakhimpur, Dhakuakhana, Subonsiri Nowboicha- 1, North Lakhimpur- 12, Dhakuakhana-11, Subonsiri-27 51
Biswanath Gahpur, Helem, Naduar, Biswanath Gahpur -5, Helem-15, Naduar-14, Biswanath-4 38
Sonitpur Naduar, Dhekiajuli, Tezpur Naduar-10, Dhekiajuli-3, Tezpur-17 3
Udalguri Harisinga Harisinga -4 4
Darrang Mangaldai, Dalgaon, Sipajhar Mangaldai-27, Dalgaon-3, Sipajhar-11 41
Nalbari Barkhetri Barkhetri -11 11
Barpeta Kalgachia, Barnagar, Barpeta, Sarupeta, Sarthebari, Chenga, Baghbor Kalgachia - 65, Barnagar-14, Barpeta-56, Sarupeta-24, Sarthebari-42, Chenga-52, Baghbor-110 363
Bangaigaon Baitamari, Srijangram Baitamari -52, Srijangram -143 192
Chirang Bengtol, Bijni Bengtol - 1 Bijni-14 15
Kokrajhar Bagribari Bagribari -78 78
Dhubri Chapor, Golokganj, Bilasipara, Agomoni, Atahni, Dhubri Chapor -58, Golokganj-36, Bilasipara-58, Agomoni-20, Atahni-119, Dhubri-139 430
South Salmara Mancachar, South Salmara Mancachar-65, South Salmara-201 266
Goalpara Balijana, Rongjuli, Rongpur, Matia Balijana-60, Rongjuli-90, Rongpur-4, Matia-26 180
Kamrup Hajo, Palashbari, Garaimari, Chamaria, Nagarbera Hajo-12, Palashbari-27, Garaimari-7, Chamaria-9, Nagarbera-15 70
Kamrup Metro Chandrapur, Sonapur Chandrapur -31, Sonapur-14 45
Marigaon Mayong, Lahorighat, Bhuragaon, Marigaon, Mikirbheta Mayong-144, Lahorighat-53, Bhuragaon -81, Marigaon-77, Mikirbheta=04 359
Nagaon Kampur, Kaliabor, Samaguri, Dhing, Rupohi, Sadar Kampur-43, Kaliabor-68, Samaguri-21, Dhing-15, Rupohi-5, Sadar-6 158
Karbi Anglong Phuloni Phuloni-2 2
Golaghat Khumtai, Dergaon, Bokakhat Khumtai -9, Dergaon-6, Bokakhat-33 48
Jorhat Teok, Jorhat East, Jorhat West Teok-5, Jorhat East-4, Jorhat West-9 18
Majuli Majuli Majuli-52 52
Sivsagar Sivsagar, Dimou Sivsagar -2, Dimou -10 12
Dibrugarh Dibrugarh East, Dibrugarh West Dibrugarh East -4, Dibrugarh West-2 6
Total - 24 75 2584

DISTRICTWISE BREAK-UP OF TOTAL CROP AREA AFFECTED AND POPULATION AFFECTED

District Total Crop Area Affected (in Hectare) Population Affected
Dhemaji 3,014 37,317
Lakhimpur 1497.52 19,309
Biswanath 1694 27,558
Sonitpur 17,107.50
Udalguri 4 27,737
Darrang 543 545
Nalbari 56,753
Barpeta 28,810 12,950
Bangaigaon 8563 4,17,876
Chirang 10,164 2,60,852
Kokrajhar 3,408 3,135
Dhubri 8,222 95,030
South Salmara 5,748 8,12,567
Goalpara 5,352 4,23,192
Kamrup 7,928 1,61,690
Kamrup Metro 2,000
Marigaon 36,570.79 5,30,079
Nagaon 8,420 87,237
Karbi Anglong 1,070
Golaghat 5474.68 84,071
Jorhat 670.63 14,529
Majuli 13,076 58,796
Sivsagar 620 110
Dibrugarh 201 2,799
Total 24 1,67,088 31,54,882

DISTRICTWISE BREAK UP OF RELIEF CAMPS AND NUMBER OF INMATES

 

Relief Camps Opened

Number of camps

(as on 17/8/17)

Number of Inmates

(as on 17/8/17)

Number of Inmates

(as on 14/8/17)

Dhemaji 5 1,728 13,587
Lakhimpur 7 343 494
Biswanath 3 400 2449
Sonitpur 1 525 630
Udalguri 1 329 329
Darrang 24 1,825 2390
Nalbari 12,800
Barpeta 7 250 1,660
Bangaigaon 74 2,434 791
Chirang 10 3,135 8786
Kokrajhar 7 3,481 45,759
Dhubri 82 27,196 94,886
South Salmara
Goalpara 34 21,035 2265
Kamrup
Kamrup Metro 4 18,680
Marigaon 182 154 653
Nagaon 75 12,869 3182
Karbi Anglong 3 1,070 1160
Golaghat 74 5,152 5606
Jorhat 6
Majuli 654
Sivsagar 2 110 387
Dibrugarh 1 319 7644
Tinsukia 355
Total 25 602 1,01,035 2,06,467

 

Data source : Assam State Disaster Management Authority

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