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Over 500 Families Living On Railway Tracks In Assam To Survive Floods

The villagers declare they haven’t obtained a lot assist (File)

As Assam battles flood fury, over 500 households from two villages have taken shelter underneath the tarpaulin sheets alongside the railway tracks within the Jamunamukh district, the one excessive floor that didn’t submerge in flood waters.

People from Changjurai and Patia Pathar village have been left within the lurch after they misplaced virtually every thing that they had within the floods. The villagers declare they haven’t obtained a lot assist from the state authorities and administration during the last 5 days.

43-year-old Monwara Begum resides in a tarpaulin sheet alongside together with her household after their residence in Patia Pathar village was destroyed in floods. Four different households from have additionally joined them to outlive the flood furry. They all live underneath the identical sheet in inhumane circumstances, with virtually no meals.

“For three days we were under the open sky, we then took some money on credit and bought this tarpaulin sheet. We are five families living under the same sheet, there is no privacy,” stated Monwara Begum.

Beauty Bordoloi’s household can also be dwelling in a tarpaulin sheet after dropping their residence in Changjurai village. “Our harvest-ready paddy crop was destroyed in floods. The situation remains uncertain as it is very difficult to survive like this,” she informed NDTV.

” The situation here is extremely challenging, there is no source of safe drinking water, we eat only once a day. We have only received some flatten rice over the last four days,” stated Ms Bordoloi’s relative Sunanda Doloi.

“We got help from government yesterday after four days. They gave us little rice, dal and oil. But some have not received even that,” Nasibur Rehman , one other flood sufferer from Patia Pathar informed NDTV.

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