A fortnight of relentless precipitation in Kerala has prompted a disaster in Munnar. An overwhelming avalanche in the generally peaceful Pettimundi Tea Estate a week ago has killed 52 manor labourers, leaving many more still unaccounted for.
More than 80 individuals lived in the territory where the avalanche struck, destroying homes and catching entire families under the flotsam and jetsam. Since the NRDF groups were conveyed on the spot, around 50 bodies have been recouped, yet an expected 2 dozen are as yet absent.
Breaking the glass ceiling, the nation’s national calamity battle power — NDRF—has designated a lady as its first commanding officer of a full operational brigade.
The National Disaster Response Forces’ (NDRF) fourth Battalion situated in Arakkonam in Tamil Nadu will presently work under the commands of senior Commandant Rekha Nambiar, who joined as a deputation officer from the Central Industrial Security Force.
Nambiar (40) was till now instructing the CISF unit conveyed for making sure about the Chennai worldwide air terminal as the Chief Airport Security Officer (CASO).
Firemen and two National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) groups were fought to the home after the misfortune struck, where a salvage activity has been continuous since Friday. Leading this NDRF group is official Rekha Nambiar, Senior Commandant of the NDRF’s Fourth Battalion.
CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday announced a relief package of Rs 5 lakh each for the families of the individuals who have lost their lives because of an avalanche in Rajamalai, Idukki. The state government will bear the cost of treatment of those harmed because of the avalanche.
Written By Chanderveer Singh
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