As many as 7,000 people within Churachandpur district have been evacuated to relief centres across the district, out of which about 1500 have been given safe passage and about 5500 people are secured at relief centres located at Mini-Secretariat Complex and four other places in the district, according to the Churachandpur district administration.
The district administration said in a release that it is working round the clock to provide all basic amenities to the evacuated persons at temporary relief camps in the district. Continuous efforts are undertaken to provide food, water, health and sanitation facilities in the relief camps.
It stated that adequate security deployments are detailed to protect the general public and critical/vital infrastructure of the district. The DC is in continuous coordination with all the forces in the district and special emphasis has been taken to ensure civil supplies and essential items reach the general public sufficiently.
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The district administration also stated that it is in constant communication with the civil society organisations by reaching out to all the civil society organisations in the district to prevent any miscommunications and prevent any law and order issue.
Apart from making available food and other essential items, district administration has been putting all out efforts to keep the situation under control, it said.
The district administration also stated that the law and order is currently peaceful and no breach of peace has been reported in the last 24 hours. In a move to help the general public, curfew was relaxed for three hours between 7 am to 10 am on Sunday.
It also stated that as a confidence building measure, security forces took out a flag march on foot today around Churachandpur town along with district police and civil administration led by DC Sharath Arroju.
Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Jha and IGP Kabib K have been stationed in the district from May 4 to oversee and supervise the measures taken up in the district, it added.