KTR Holds Review Meeting On Floods
The minister urged officials to take up all the necessary measures to tackle the aftermath of the deluge given that the waters had started receding.
Hyderabad | 15th October 2020
Telangana Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development K T Rama Rao along with Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar held a meeting with the relevant officials and reviewed the flood situation in the city.
The minister urged the officials to take up all the necessary measures to tackle the aftermath of the deluge given that the waters had started receding in most parts of Hyderabad.
He said that as there was a likelihood of a sudden outbreak of epidemics and a spread of water-borne diseases, medical camps should be set up in the city.
104 ambulance service equipped with doctors and medicines should be arranged at all the places, and medical officers should sensitize the public that they should drink only hot water for a couple of days, he said.
He also directed spraying to be taken up at all places where water was stagnant.
Saying that around 44,000 people were put up in 64 relief camps and 45,000 food packets had been provided so far, he that the support would continue. He also asked the officials to provide blankets to all the destitute and homeless people as there was every likelihood of severe cold-wave conditions now.
He instructed the officials to also evacuate people from all dilapidated buildings and other construction sites to prevent any loss of lives. He said that wherever necessary the people should be forcefully evacuated with the help of the police.
He also directed that the damaged roads in the city be restored immediately.
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