Flood situation in Bihar showing gradual improvement, displaced flood victims returning to home
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 03-Sep-2017

Patna, September 3: After a long period of misery, the flood situation in Bihar has started to show the positive signs of improvement. As per a report from State’s Disaster Management department report no casualty in the flood affected areas is reported. In several places, water is also receding.

The report says due to receding water in several areas, many people who were forced to relocate are now returning to their homes. Around 10,743 people are still living in 35 relief camps.

A total of Rs 195.16 crore has been transferred to the bank accounts of 3, 25,281 flood affected families through RTGS in past 48 hours. The government is giving Rs 6,000 to each flood affected family through RTGS transfer for food and gratuitous relief. Though there was the holiday due to Bakr Id, the offices of the state headquarters of the disaster management and concerned offices in the district remained open.

As per the release, the death toll reached 514 this year. The relief camps have also come down to 35 from 54.