CHENNAI: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday undertook an aerial survey of 3 districts strike by the deluge – Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur and reviewed the ongoing aid and rescue functions.
During the aerial survey, she inspected the devastation in Ekkaduthangal, Kotturpuram, Adyar, Velacherry, Sholinganallur, Ashok Nagar, Vyasarpadi, Sadayankuppam, Manalipudur, Retteri lake, Poondi, Puzhal and Chemabarambakkam reservoirs and Kosasthalaiyar river.
In a assertion right here, the Main Minister explained the northern coastal districts had witnessed unparalleled rains and now precedence was currently being accorded for rescuing the impacted and offering them foods, basic facilities and medicare. The Chief Minister explained she had directed officials to provide mat and blanket to the folks sheltered in reduction camps and that Aavin need to provide milk powder to them. Food and drinking drinking water is currently being provided by way of helicopter to the people staying in greater flooring of their residences thanks to heavy flooding.
As on Wednesday, six,358 folks have been provided shelter in fifty aid camps in Cuddalore district and fourteen,97,653 foods packets dispersed. In Tiruvallur district, 38,495 people have been provided shelter in 146 relief camps and 3,53,101 food packets dispersed to the needy. In Kancheepuram district, 57,516 persons have been provided shelter in 167 camps and 6,17,333 meals packets dispersed.
In Chennai, sixty two,267 folks have been provided shelter in 97 relief camps and seventeen,28,349 foodstuff packets have been dispersed. As numerous as 470 pumps, 75 tremendous suckers for eliminating stagnating drinking water, 82 JCBs and other equipment have been utilized. Electricity provide experienced been minimize in particular regions as a precautionary measure and it would be restored after the drinking water recedes. Owing to the steps taken on a war footing, 1000’s of individuals in distress have been evacuated from flood impacted places.