May 29, 2023

Patna. In order to deal with the floods in Bihar, 16 teams of NDRF, 9th Corps of Bihta, Patna have been deployed in different districts of the state. NDRF Commandant Vijay Sinha said on Tuesday that on the demand of the Bihar State Disaster Management Department and with the consent of the force headquarters NDRF, New Delhi, a total of 16 teams of the 9th Corps NDRF were transferred to 11 districts of Bihar – West Champaran (Bettiah), East Champaran ( Motihari), Gopalganj, Katihar, Araria, Supaul, Kishanganj, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Madhubani and Saran districts.

Three teams of NDRF have been deployed in Gopalganj district, two teams each in Betia, Motihari and Saran and one team each in the remaining other districts. All the teams are equipped with state-of-the-art flood rescue equipment, cutting tools and equipment, communication equipment, medical first responder kits, deep diving sets, inelastic lighting towers, etc.

“Teams have skilled divers, swimmers and medical staff who are capable and ready to provide all possible help to the people in relief and rescue operations during flood disaster,” he said.

Commandant Vijay Sinha said, “During the Flood Relief and Rescue Operation this year our NDRF personnel are strictly following the protective guidelines and protocols to protect against corona virus infection and also protect the community from Kovid-19 Are aware and encouraging to follow the measures. “

Keeping in mind the corona virus epidemic, all members of the NDRF team have been provided with PPE, mask, face shield, fabricated face hood cover, sanitizer, handwash, sodium hypochlorite etc.

“The officers and team commanders in charge of the NDRF are continuously raking in the flood-affected areas by establishing efficient coordination and coordination with the district administration in the deployed districts, so that the needy people can be provided immediate help,” he said.