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Death toll due to rains rises to 38
Floods - June 2007

Death toll due to rains rises to 38
Chief Minister makes aerial survey

Chief Minister to aerial survey flood effected areas
Death toll rises to 32; Heavy rains and floods continue

Chief Minister directs ministers to rush flood hit areas
To supervise the relief an rehabilitation operations

28 persons dead due to heavy rains in the State
More than 40 persons missing

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Death toll due to rains rises to 38

Chief Minister makes aerial survey

Hyderabad, June 24, 2007

The torrential rains that so far claimed the lives of 38 persons and left a trail of destruction in several districts in the state including Prakasam and Kurnool which bore the brunt of nature's fury. The Chief Minister, Dr.YS Rajasekhara Reddy visited the flood effected Kurnool district and reviewed the relief measures with the officials. Though rain has receded in several districts, heavy rain was reported in Kadapa district due to which several streams and rivulets re in spate. In Nandyal town, several angry villagers blocked the Chief Minister's convoy and protested against the inadequate and delayed relief. The Chief Minister had a tough time to pacify the situation.

The Chief Minister after reaching Kurnool by road announced blueprint to prevent floods in all districts. He directed the officials in Kurnool to remove the encroachments along he river to prevent the floods from the recurring. He asked the Irrigation and Panchayat Raj officials to work together in preparing the blueprint of the areas that would be submerged in the event of floods and respective Collectors should oversee the implementation of permanent measures to reduce the damage.

He said that the officials should be on duty on all days till the crisis situation clears and warned stern action against lax officials and against those who resort to corrupt practices. According to GD Priyadarshini, Assistant Director of Relief and Rehabilitation department, 3.3 lakh people in 222 villages have been effected due the rains and close to 10,000 houses have been damaged. The government is operation 62 relief camps and evacuated over 66,000 people to safer places.

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