Indian Coast Guard has deployed its resources to aid the civil authorities in relief and rescue operations in flood-hit areas of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka.
The Coast Guard has dispatched Disaster Relief Teams with inflatable Gemini boat and life-saving gear to the affected areas.
The Relief teams have reached areas rendered unapproachable due to inundation especially in Chiplun and Mahad districts of Maharashtra and Umlijoog, Khargejoog, Bodjug Island and Kinnar village in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka. The teams evacuated the stranded people and provided relief material.
In Goa, Coast Guard aircraft undertook aerial assessment of Ganjem Dam, Usgaon and Codli areas. A Coast Guard helicopter air-dropped approximately 100 kilograms of relief material, including food packets and drinking water, for the stranded people. The Indian Coast Guard has saved 215 precious lives across these three states- Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka.