More than 1.45 lakh people of 28,103 families stranded in flood ravaged 323 villages in Belagavi district have been shifted to safer places, Deputy Ccommissioner S B Bommanahalli said here today.
He said that in all 327 Relief Centers opened at different places in the District for flood victims and facilities including food, medicines, drinking water, cloth and other necessary needs were provided to 82,425 people including children’s at relief centers.
Maximum number of 6953 families protect and shifted from Chikkodi, Athani-4351, Raibag- 4349, Khanapur- 236, Hukkeri- 975, Gokak -1082, Kagwad-4599,Nippani-2973, Mudalagi-1100, Belagav-546, Ramdurg-628,Savadathi-631 and Kitturu -27 families till today, Relief Centers were also opened at Belagavi city corporation (BCC) limits.
He said that till today 43,972 domestic animalswere rescued from flood areas and shifted to safer places and were provided fodder and water.
Three helicopters of Indian Air Force and Navy involved into rescue operation in flood affected area of Belagavi and Bagalkote districts.
The choppers have rescued total 32 persons in Belagavi and Bagalkote districts and dropped 320 food kits.