• Tue. Jul 23rd, 2024

OPERATION JAL RAAHAT II : ASSAM RIFLES REINFORCES BANKS PREVENTING INUNDATION OF RESIDENTIAL AREAS IN IMPHAL WEST AND EAST DISTRICTS

In response to urgent requests Assam Rifles launched Operation Jal Raahat II to combat rising water levels and prevent flooding in residential areas of Imphal West and East districts.

A Flood Control Room has been activated with helpline number of *7075578116* with effect from 6 PM on 2nd July 2024.
Reports of severe water logging and rivers reaching high flood levels have been received from Imphal West, Imphal East, and Thoubal Districts. On 2nd July 2024, on requisition from civil administration for deployment of two Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) columns in New Checkon and Mahabali Temple In Imphal. The prompt actions of Assam Rifles resulted in safely rescuing 550 civilians including men, women, and children and preventing the overflow of the Imphal River to the adjoining areas. One of these columns moved to Irilbung and fortified the banks of the Iril River. Additionally, addl HADR columns are deployed at Singjamei, Nambol and Keithelmanbi.


Mobile Medical unit was established to provide immediate medical assistance to rescued persons. The successful execution of this flood relief operation serves as a testament to the unwavering dedication, professionalism, and preparedness of the Assam Rifles.

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