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Relief & rehabilitation work gains speed in Flood hit Kerala

The floods have paralysed normal life of millions of people and lakhs of them have been affected. Also many of the flood victims are in desperate need of relief supplies.

In its bid to lessen the suffering of the people of Kerala and to provide them timely relief Heaquarters Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force at Nagpur has taken initiative under the leadership of Air Marshal Hemant Sharma AVSM VSM, Air Officer Commanding in Chief.

Civil Administration and various NGOs at Nagpur have donated relief material for the flood affected people. Even citizens of Nagpur have come forward to contribute relief material.

The vendors who supplied the utility materials also extended considerable discounts on the purchases made for relief material. The collected relief material has been airlifted on 23 August 2018 from Nagpur by a special aircraft of the Indian Air Force so that it can reach the affected citizens at the earliest.

Meanwhile, Kerala Government has requested for additional medical teams and setting up of field hospitals. Army is moving medical assets in addition to the 12 teams already deployed. Nearly 3000 people have received medical aid till now.

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