Mizoram to provide drinking water to flood-affected Assam

Mizoram to provide drinking water to flood-affected Assam: An official announcement on Sunday said that Mizoram has chosen to send drinking water to Assam, which had been devastated by the floods. 

Chief Minister Zoramthanga and his Assam colleague Himanta Biswa Sarma reviewed the flood situation via telephone throughout the daytime and devised a plan to provide drinking water to the affected districts in the neighbouring state.

Assam floods have impacted access to drinking water

The downpour has devastated southern Assam’s Barak Valley, which borders Mizoram. The floods have harmed people’s access to safe drinking water.

It was reported that Zoramthanga’s administration was prepared to provide water barrels by truck up to Vairengte on the other side of the border, where they could be sent to the afflicted communities as needed.

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Sarma complimented Zoramthanga for his kind gesture and promised to talk to Cachar’s deputy commissioner about sharing Mizoram’s drinking water if a problem arises.

Central Young Mizo Association provided 14,000 bottled water

Central Mizo Association (CYMA) has given 14,000 litres of bottled water to flood-ravaged Silchar in Assam, according to Mizoram Disaster Management and Rehabilitation Minister Lalchamliana.

According to a CYMA official, the supplies would be sent to Cachar DC for distribution to flood victims. On a recent day, 33 persons were successfully evacuated from the Silchar Mission facility by a Mizoram-based rescue squad. Sixteen of them made it to Mizoram without incident.