10 Additional NDRF Teams Deployed in West Bengal for Post Cyclone Amphan management

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New Delhi: The Centre today said that 10 additional teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) will be deployed in West Bengal for the post cyclone Amphan management.

In a statement, the Ministry of Home Affairs said, “On receipt of written request from Principal Secretary Disaster Management and Civil Defence , Government of West Bengal for deployment of additional teams, ten additional NDRF teams have been mobilized and are being rushed at the earliest from NDRF locations outside West Bengal. Teams are likely to reach Kolkata by late night today”.

Presently 26 NDRF teams are deployed in cyclone affected areas of West Bengal for restoration work.

The additional deployment of 10 teams will bring the total deployment to 36 teams of NDRF across the 6 districts of West Bengal affected by Cyclone Amphan, it added.

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