34 self-contained NDRF teams are deployed in Mumbai, Ratnagiri, Kolhapur, Raigad, Thane, Palghar, Satara, Sangli, Sindhudurg, Nagpur and Pune in view of prevailing flood situation in the state.Today, NDRF teams have evacuated about 500 stranded persons and rescued 44 person from the affected areas.
Teams are constantly engaged in rescue and relief work since last few days and so far rescued more than 3100 stranded people and evacuated 1250 persons to safer places during current floods in Maharashtra. Search and Rescue operations continue at six landslide locations in Raigad, Ratnagiri and Satara districts and teams have retrieved 90 dead bodies from the sites. Search is going on for remaining 33 missing persons.
NDRF is also assisting civil administration in distribution of relief items and restoration of power supply to bring normalcy in the region.Besides, for immediate response during floods in any part of the country, total 151 NDRF teams are deployed/pre-positioned across various parts of country for saving precious lives.A 24X7, NDRF control room in Delhi is closely monitoring the situation and is in close coordination with concerned state authorities.