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With the support of airlift rescue teams (choppers), the Indian Air Force continued its relief efforts in flood-affected parts of Assam on Sunday, providing relief items to the people.

“#FloodReliefInAssam Efforts are continuing to evacuate citizens and airlift rescue teams and relief material to areas cut off due to floods in Assam. #IAF has deployed its transport aircraft and helicopters for the task,” tweeted IAF.

On Saturday, the Indian Air Force (IAF) used An-32 cargo aircraft, two Mi-17 helicopters, a Chinook helicopter, and an ALH Dhruv to rescue 119 passengers stranded at the Ditokchera train station.

It has deployed 20 NDRF personnel in flood-affected areas, working closely with the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the state government.

The Indian Army, State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), NDRF, and volunteers assisted in the rescue of a total of 24,749 trapped people.

With the help of the Indian Army, State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), NDRF and volunteers, a total of 24,749 people were rescued.

The teams assigned for the rescue operation have saved 500 people from flood-affected villages in the Hojai area, according to NDRF Inspector Mahip Mourya.

Mourya said, “Many did not want to leave their homes so we took relief and ration materials to them at their homes.”

According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) reports, 499 relief camps and 519 relief distribution centres have been established in all affected areas, with a total of 92,124 inmates currently residing in the camps.

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