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Floods killed more than 30 people in India

31 thousand people were evacuated from the flood zone
18:09, 11 August 2018

112 Agency

As a result of the floods, at least 34 people died at the Indian state of Kerala. This is reported by Reuters.

"Officials on Saturday reported that more than half of the 14 districts of the Indian state of Kerala declared a state of high alert, since the death toll from one of the worst floods in the southern country increased to 34 people," the report said.

It is noted that more than 31 thousand people were evacuated because of the flood, the water destroyed thousands of hectares of harvest.

Earlier it was reported that due to severe floods in the south of France, the country's authorities evacuated 1600 people. According to officials, a 70-year-old German citizen who stayed with children in one of the summer camps disappeared without a trace. Several people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

And about fifty townspeople needed resettlement in Chernihiv, due to the flooding of residential buildings, the press service of the mayor's office reports after the meeting of the emergency commission.

According to the deputy mayor of the city, it is dangerous to stay at home for the residents of the most affected houses. For them, authorities found vacant places in the hostel of the local building lyceum and in the educational and rehabilitation center.

In connection with a difficult situation, city residents are asked to mobilize all the forces to help the victims of flooding. A fundraising was organized for children and adults, which is being held in the Chernihiv Training and Rehabilitation Center No. 2. One of the municipal utilities intends to organize nutrition for the victims.

"In addition, the empty houses will be provided with round-the-clock protection by the police and municipal guards for the period of bringing these houses into proper condition and studying the situation on their further exploitation," the mayor assured.

To eliminate the consequences, the local forces of the National Guard and the Railway Regiment are also going to be involved.

According to the press service, the storm sewage system of the city has long worked its service life, Chernihiv needs at least 20 billion hryvnias to replace it.

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