CM urges people to be cautious; 105 relief camps opened across state

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Pinarayi Vijayan | Photo: ANI

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday requested people to be cautious in the wake of the ongoing situation in the state. He advised people to avoid getting into dangerous situations and to follow the orders of authorities during emergency situations.

A total of 105 relief camps have been opened across the state. Further arrangements have been made to open more camps on short notice if required.

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have been deployed in Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Idukki, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Malappuram districts. In addition, 5 more teams will be deployed in Idukki, Kottayam, Kollam, Kannur and Palakkad districts.

One of the two teams of the Indian Army is deployed in Thiruvananthapuram and one in Kottayam. The Defence Security Corps (DSC) has deployed one team in Kozhikode and one in Wayanad. The Air Force and Navy were instructed to be prepared in case of an emergency arise.

The Volunteer Force and Civil Defense are ready to deal with emergencies. The Engineer Task Force (ETF) team is also on the way to Mundakkayam from Bangalore. Two choppers of the Air Force reached Thiruvananthapuram from Sulur near Coimbatore.

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